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1:00 pm

Edinburg: Then and Now Exhibit

August 4, 2019 @ 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: Texas, the False Origin of the Name

August 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What does the word “Texas” mean to you? Most will say that the name comes from the word tasha, which in the Caddo indigenous language, means friendship. But was this history based on truth? Author and researcher Jorge Luís García Ruíz will present “Texas. The False Origin of the Name.” during the Sunday Speaker Series. […]

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