Free Community Day at MOSTHistory features The Big Squeeze and Pass the Pages

How long has it been since you visited the Museum of South Texas History in Edinburg? If you can’t remember, or even if you made a visit last week, make plans to attend MOSTHistory’s “Free Community Day,” a free admission event, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April...

Celebrate ¡Cascarón! at MOSTHistory Easter Weekend

If you haven’t found the time to decorate Easter eggs, there is still time to participate in ¡Cascarón! to be held at the Museum of South Texas History April 20 at 10 a.m. Bring family and friends to decorate cascarones, or egg shells, with decorating materials...

Mexicana/Chicana/Latina Activism and Leadership: A Historical Overview

Mexicana, Chicana and Latina activists have a long history of community activism to promote educational, economic and social reform in the Southwestern United States. To learn more about this history, the community is welcome to attend “Mexicana/Chicana/Latina...

History of Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in Texas

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signaled the end of the Mexican War in 1848, settling the Rio Grande—not the Nueces River—as a boundary between Mexico and Texas. The events leading up to establishing the validity of existing land grants will be discussed by Yolanda...

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