Exhibit Opening and Living History Festival at the Presidioby Hot Off The Press (Release) on Oct. 02, 2012, under Press Releases
Exhibit Opening and Morning Reception at The Presidio San Agustín del Tucson
The Presidio San Agustín del Tucson will host an exhibit opening and morning reception for a new exhibit, titled Symbols of our Mexican Past. This exhibit features artifacts and stories connected with Tucson’s pioneer Mexican-American Community.
Symbols of Our Mexican Past is the first major exhibit of the Tucson Presidio Trust and the City of Tucson’s recreated Spanish Fort. The Museum lies within the northeast corner of the 11-acre fort that is Tucson’s birthplace. The Presidio is operated by the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation and supported by the Tucson Presidio Trust for Historic Preservation. Admission is FREE and parking is FREE on weekends.
Special Features to include:
- Reception with Entertainment by Mariachi Tesoro de Tucson http://www.tesorotucson.org.
- Living history demonstrations including:
- Presidio soldiers drilling
- Spinning and weaving
- Docent led tours of the Presidio grounds and perimeter
- Free maps for the Presidio Trail self-guided tour
Stop by when you visit Tucson Meet Yourself!
When: Saturday, October 13, 2012
Reception: 10:30 a.m., Living history: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Presidio San Agustin del Tucson
133 W. Washington St. (Downtown, corner of Church and Washington)
For more information visit our website: www.tucsonpresidiotrust.org