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1940-2017

The board of directors of the San Antonio Historical Association wishes to notify
members and friends that Bexar County will host its second installment of its five-
part Tricentennial Symposium on May 6, 2017, in the historic double-height
courtroom.

Free and open to all.

The county will have electronic translation devices for Spanish to English and
English to Spanish.

And yes Bexar County is buying us breakfast and lunch that day.

Go to the Symposium website to register:

http://www.bexar.org/2101/Tricentennial-Symposium
Tricentennial Symposium | Bexar
County, TX - Official Website
www.bexar.org

Join Bexar County on May 6, 2017 for the


Tricentennial Symposium

AGENDA

Caminos Reales, Lateral Roads, and Native Pathways in Spanish Texas, 1717

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Bexar County Courthouse

100 Dolorosa, 2nd Floor


Double-Height Courtroom
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Free Admission

Free Parking

Courtesy Parking Available at Bexar County Garage located at the corner of Flores
& Nueva Streets

Welcome: Nelson W. Wolff, Bexar County Judge

Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Dr. Felix D. Almaraz, Jr. San Antonio Historical Association,

St. Marys University 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

A Royal Counselors Criticism of Domingo Ramons 1716 Missionary Renewal


in East Texas:

Juan de Olivan Rebolledos Advocacy of Spanish Occupation of the Central


Region of the Province along the Ro San Antono.
Dra. Beln Navajas Jaso, Universidad de Francisco de Vitoria,

Madrid, Spain. 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

The Legacy of Sor Mara de Jesus de Agreda (The Lady in Blue) in Northeastern
New Spain; Evangilizationof the Caddo Nation in the Timberlands of East Texas
Prior to the Arrival of Franciscan Missionaries in 1690.

Coffee Break 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Dr. Robert Himmerich y Valencia, Editor Emeritus of The New Mexico Historical
Review,

University of New Mexico at Albuquerque. 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

The Apostolic Colleges in Colonial New Spain; Training Centers for Exploration
and Occupation of Remote Frontier Territory.

Dr. Robert W. Shook, Professor of History, Victoria College;

University of Houston, Victoria 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Caminos Reales and Other Caminos in Spanish Texas.

Lunch 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Exploring Early Bexar County 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM


Special Presentation by students of Dr. John Reynolds, UTSA, Department of
History

Dr. Mariah Wade, Associate Professor of Anthropology, The University of Texas


at Austin. 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Whats in a Name? Early Contacts with East Texas
Native Groups and the Europeans Fascination with the Tejas.

Ing. Jos Francisco Aguilar Moreno, Federal Delegate from Mexicos INAH
[National Institute of Anthropology and History], to the State of Coahuila. 2:15
PM - 3:00 PM

Caminos Reales in Central Mexico: Their Gradual Evolution into the


Northeastern Provinces of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, and Texas, a West-to-East
Trajectory.

Refreshment Break 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Ing. Clemente Rendon De La Garza, Chronologist of the trans-border region of


Matamoros, Tamaulipas and Brownsville, Texas. 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Caminos Reales in Nuevo Santander and Their Riverine Extension into Texas
through the Ro Grande-Ro Nueces Watershed.
Dra. Mara Fernanda Trevino Campero, Director of Publications and Distribution,
AGN, Mexico City. 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Caminos Reales Depicted in Historical Maps Curated in the Archivo General de


la Nacion [National Archives of Mexico] of the Northeastern Interior Provinces of
New Spain.

Dr. Amy Porter, Associate Professor of History, Texas A&M University at San
Antonio.

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary and Critical Review

http://www.bexar.org/2101/Tricentennial-Symposium

Tricentennial Symposium | Bexar


County, TX - Official Website
www.bexar.org

Join Bexar County on May 6, 2017 for the


Tricentennial Symposium
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