SAN AUGUSTINE, Texas — Grab your lunch and a friend and head down to Mission Dolores State Historic Site on Friday, April 7th at 12:00 p.m. for the monthly “Lunch and Learn” program!
The program, “Cemeteries and Historic Preservation” will highlight the important role cemeteries play in preserving our history and heritage. As part of the tricentennial celebration celebrating the establishment of Mission Dolores in San Augustine, Mission Dolores State Historic Site will hold similar lunchtime programs once a month throughout 2017, covering a variety of topics related to East Texas history.
“We are excited that Dr. Richard Hackney, President of the Historical Cemetery Society of Texas, will be a guest speaker for the program,” said Brooke Bonorden, site educator/interpreter at Mission Dolores State Historic Site. “As an East Texas native, Dr. Hackney is especially knowledgeable about cemeteries in our area. We hope you will join us for this great program!”
Admission is free and the program will run from 12:00–1:00 p.m. Mission Dolores State Historic Site is currently open Tuesday through Sunday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. For more information, please call 936-275-3815.