The Battle of Medina Historical Society To Protect, Promote and Preserve Tejano History

On Sunday April 6, 2014 from 2-4 P.M. at the Spanish Governors Palace in San Antonio we will be celebrating the 201st anniversary of the First Texas Republic. After a year of bloody warfare and after driving out all Spaniards in Texas, Jose Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara would proclaim our independence from Spain. This first government has been formally recognized by the State of Texas by the 83rd Texas Legislature in a resolution brought before them by State Representative Eddie Rodriguez in H.R. 709. Scheduled to speak are State Representative Eddie Rodriguez, State Representative Mike Villarreal. and History Professor from Incarnate Word College Dr Gilberto Hinojosa. If we do not keep our history alive no one will do it for us. The event is free and open to the public

Dan Arellano President Battle of Medina Historical Society darellano@austin.rr.com

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