Your Trash Might Be Historic  

You’ve heard the phrase: “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” This was true for the Museum of South Texas History.   On Sept. 9, 2020 museum CEO Francisco Guajardo received a phone call from Elva M. Cerda, the managing director at the McAllen...

Hurricane Hanna Memories

Hurricane Hanna Memories When Hurricane Hanna hit South Texas and northeastern Mexico on July 25, the effect was felt by all. With flooding, fallen trees, power outages and other damages; some are still trying to recover. We are asking you to share your experience...

Covid-19 Memories

Covid-19 Memories As the keepers of the Rio Grande Valley’s collective memory, we are gathering the  community’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are asking you for your experiences. Tell us your story in the form of journals, diaries, blog entries,...