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1:00 pm

Edinburg: Then and Now Exhibit

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This temporary exhibit, which was designed by Senior Historian Tom Fort and Associate Education Officer Joseph Fox, features side-by-side comparisons between historic photos of early buildings in Edinburg and recent photos showing what these sites are today. These photos include: the Lipscomb building (once a dry goods store on today’s Cano Street), churches like the […]

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2:00 pm

Sunday Speaker Series: History of Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in Texas

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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 Zarate, a local researcher, who will present “History of Spanish and […]

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