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This space is used to publicize events and announcements relating to historical or genealogical happenings. To have an event publicized in this space, please submit a request with the particulars to dennis.moreno@sbcglobal.net .
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Family Discovery Day, San Antonio
Hosted by The Church of Latter Day Saints
Saturday April 13, 2019, 9am – 3pm
9626 Adams Hill Dr
San Antonio, TX 78245
Details and Registration at www.familydiscoverysa.org


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“The Power of Borders:
Historical Perspectives on Unity and Division in Global Borderlands"

First Biennial Symposium of the Global Borders and Borderlands History Program

Where: Patriots’ Casa
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
1 University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224
When: April 19-20, 2019

Registration
No pre-registration is necessary.
All events on Saturday (including lunch) are free of charge and open to the public.
For full details and Symposium Agenda Click Here


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2nd Annual “La Entrada” event
Texas Tejano.com supports sister organizations with the mission of preserving our heritage and legacy. As such, we're asking everyone to please join 1718 San Antonio Founding Families and Descendants at the 2nd Annual "La Entrada" event.

Join them for a community event to honor 301 years of the founding of San Antonio, Mission San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo), the Villa de Bejar(first Spanish settlement), and Presidio de Bejar(Spanish Governor's Palace). These events are free and open to the public. it includes 2 ceremonies to honor 1. the May 1718 prestigious Spanish Governor Martin de Alarcon's Expedition for the May 1, 1718 arrival of the expedition to officially found San Antonio, Villa de Bejar and the Mission San Antonio de Valero and 2. the May 5, 1718 founding of the Presidio de Bejar.

May 1, 2019, 7:00 -9:00 pm "Founding of San Antonio ceremony" at San Pedro Springs Park.

On May 1, 1718, Spanish Governor Martin de Alarcon'sexpedition which included 35 Spanish royal presidio soldiers, their families, Friars, civilians, horses, 200 head of cattle, 100 head of sheep, supplies, and armoury arrived on the banks of San Pedro Creek, to meet the natives and earlier Spanish expedition participants/family members, to officially found San Antonio, the Villa de Bejar and Mission San Antonio de Valero in the name of His Majesty.

May 4, 2019, 11:00 am-1:00 pm Wreath ceremony to honor the founding of Mission San Antonio de Valero(Alamo) and Presidio de Bejar to commence at The Spanish Governor's Palace and march towards The Alamo Plaza

On May 1-5, 1718, Ceremony dedication for the 1718 founding Mission San Antonio de Valero (which as later nicknamed by the descendants "The Alamo" and later the Presidio de Bejar was formed which established San Antonio's first military presence.

For more information, please email 1718membership@gmail or call 210-385-8876.

https://www.1718sanantoniofoundingfamilies.org/


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Tejano History Conference
by Amigos of Goliad State Park

Fri, May 17, 2019, 6:00 PM –
Sun, May 19, 2019, 12:00 PM CDT
Goliad, Texas
for details and registration, click the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tejano-history-conference-registration-48451965132

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40th Annual Texas Genealogical and Historical Conference
Hosted by the Hispanic Organization for Genealogical Research
HOGAR - Dallas, Texas
October 3-5, 2019
For latest Information Click Here