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Brownsville Native’s Giving Forms a Jewel

The entrance to the Mitte Cultural District is between 5th and 6th streets in Brownsville.

Roy Mitte grew up in Brownsville with a favorite spot by one of the city’s many resacas. Ringgold Park lay nestled next to one of Brownsville’s oxbow lakes. In the 1930s and 40s, a young Roy loved being at the park, forming memories of his hometown that would never leave him.  He would grow up and go on to success and wealth in the insurance industry. He and his wife,…

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