About Houston Historical Tours

Keith RosenKeith Rosen is the owner and primary tour director of Houston Historical Tours. He has lead tours of Houston since 1985. He shares his love of the city and the histories that few people know, have been written, or read. Keith is a research historian. He has taught with colleges and universities in Alvin, Hurst, Denton, Dallas, Houston, Richmond, Sugar Land, and Melbourne, Florida since 1987.  He also taught Judaic courses at the Florence Melton School from 2000 to 2009 and taught history at Texas Southern University (TSU) in Houston in 2003 and 2004.  Currently, he is a professor of history and government with Houston Community College.  He has been nominated or selected as the teacher of the year four times.

In 2003, Keith was chosen as the Master Tour Guide for the City of Houston multicultural tours.  He served on the Harris County Historical Commission from 2007 to 2013.  He co-authored a historical marker for one of the oldest African American congregations in Houston.  Keith has been profiled in over 30 books, magazines, journals, blogs, and newspapers.  Several organizations have had him as their featured speaker.