The Trial of Dennis Chapin: How a Murder Gave Edinburg Its Name

Have you ever visited a little town named Chapin, Texas? If you have ever visited the Museum of South Texas History in Edinburg, then you have stepped into the former townsite of Chapin. Joseph Fox, the associate education officer for MOSTHistory, will present “The...

Celebrate the holiday borderland culture at MOSTHistory

The Museum of South Texas History presents Fiesta de Noche Buena Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy this border-spirit event with traditions, stories, crafts and performances. Returning this year is the popular “Posada Por Tiempo,” which takes guests...

Jewish history of the Rio Grande Valley

A special documentary screening of “Remember My Soul” will take place at the Museum of South Texas History Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. Jillian Glantz, the director of the documentary and recipient of the Engaged Scholar Award for Creative Works, will host a Q &...

The Valley’s 1933 Labor Day Hurricane and WWII

Presenting for the first time at the Museum of South Texas History is Daniel García, who will present “The Valley’s 1933 Labor Day Hurricane and WWII” during the Sunday Speaker Series Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. While several hurricanes have hit the Rio Grande Valley, the...

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