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National Parks Store: Spanish History of Arizona

Lecture Three of Four

Discover the fascinating story of the Spanish frontier expansion north, into what is now Tucson and southern Arizona.

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HOBO_Lasseter_SpanHistSW_lgPresented by Jack Lasseter

In this lecture Jack shares with us the interesting story of the Spanish frontier’s expansion north into the area now known as Tucson & southern Arizona.  It will include the fascinating stories of Coronado, Father Kino, Juan Batista de Anza and the establishment of the presidios at Tubac and Tucson; Jack will explore why they were here, how the Spanish dealt with the Apaches, how the Americans acquired this land, why the Arizona border goes up to Yuma instead of straight to the Gulf of California, how Tucson and Arizona got their names, and much more.

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Event Tags: Arizona, history, presentation, Spanish, Tubac, Tucson

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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$5 (members)
$7 (non-members)
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