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1:00 pm

Edinburg: Then and Now Exhibit

August 18 @ 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‚Äôs Cano Street), churches like the […]

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2:00 pm

Sunday Speaker Series: Black History in the RGV

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This year marks the 400th anniversary of slaves being brought to North America, and slaves can be traced to the Rio Grande Valley as far back as the 18th century. Jillian Glantz will discuss her research on a comprehensive history of African Americans in the Lower Valley and how their community has coexisted and intersected […]

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