Be a part of us as Roseann Bacha-Garza presents this fascinating lecture on Saturday, March 16, at 11:00 am on the Mission Historic Museum. Admission is FREE to the general public. Espresso and light-weight refreshments shall be served.
“Battle and Peace on the Rio Grande: 1861-1876” is a touring museum exhibit that showcases occasions, battles and characters current alongside the Rio Grande throughout the Civil Battle period. Ms. Bacha-Garza will talk about the varied points and shows discovered within the exhibit equivalent to Tejanos who served in Union and Accomplice items, parallel occasions that occurred in Mexico, US Coloured Troops who served alongside Rio Grande, commerce and commerce within the area throughout that point and the final land battle of the US Civil Battle at Palmito Ranch in Brownsville.
Roseann Bacha-Garza (MA, College of Texas-Pan American) has been the Program Supervisor of the Group Historic Archaeology Challenge with Colleges (CHAPS) Program on the College of Texas-Rio Grande Valley since 2009. She has been instrumental in creating the Rio Grande Valley Civil Battle Path that features a bi-lingual web site, a touring trunk for Okay-12 schooling and a museum exhibit. She has co-edited the books Blue and Grey on the Border, The Civil Battle on the Rio Grande, The Native American Peoples of South Texas and From Porciones to Colonias: The Energy of Place and Group-Primarily based Studying in Okay-12 Schooling. The e-book Pictures of America: San Juan (Arcadia, 2010) was authored by Roseann Bacha-Garza and the San Juan Financial Growth Company which gained Preservation Texas’s Heritage Schooling Award.
The Mission Historic Museum is situated at 900 Doherty Avenue. We’re open Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm and Saturdays, from 10 am – 2 pm. For extra info on this program or any upcoming occasions contact the museum workplace at 956-580-8646, go to us at www.missionmuseum.org, or observe us on Fb.