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Guest speaker, John Cloninger, former THS Board President: An overview of the history of Tubac and the Santa Cruz Valley from the late 1600s to the 1920s with key dates, events, and lesser-known stories about the people who lived there.Find out more »
Breakfast With History, November 14 at 8:30 a.m. at Wisdoms Café in Tumacácori will feature Tucson actor, Van Fowers impersonating Tom Jeffords. According to Wikipedia, Tom Jeffords was a United States Army scout, Indian agent, prospector, and superintendent of overland mail in the Arizona Territory. His friendship with Apache leader Cochise was instrumental in ending the Indian wars in that region. Please join us for this entertaining and informative presentation. Cost: $25 for members, $30 for non-members Request reservations by calling 520 398-2020 Purchase tickets online or mail a check payable to THS to PO Box 3261 Tubac, AZ 85646-3261Find out more »
A showing of a rare video of “A Charles Poston Christmas” at the Tubac Presidio Schoolhouse. The late Shaw Kinsley stars in this play created by Shaw and Polly Schilitz in 2009. (Also appearing in this production are some familiar Tubac children: Cynthia Topping, Sasha & Griffin Wisdom, & Mitchell Riley). There will be a reception from 4:30-4:45 pm. in Otero Hall. At 4:45 guests will be escorted into the “parlor” (the Tubac Schoolhouse) to enjoy an evening with Mr.…Find out more »
Tubac Historical Society 2019 Annual Picnic at Hacienda Corona de Guevavi. Enjoy tours of where the Duke stayed, and a scrumptious meal.
Las Vigas Food Truck providing: BBQ chicken, mesquite burgers, ranch beans, pasta salad, and carrot cake. Water, iced tea, lemonade, coffee, provided. BYOB!
Gloria Fraser Giffords graduated from the University of Arizona with a BFA and MA in art history, specializing in Spanish colonial art. Her master’s thesis “Mexican Folk Retablos” was first published by the University of Arizona Press and later reissued by the University of New Mexico Press. The fruit of more than 30 years of studying and photographing religious structures in Northern New Spain resulted in “Sanctuaries of Earth, Stone and Light”, published by the University of Arizona Press. Besides…Find out more »