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Presented by Filmmaker & Site Steward Kiersten Dunbar Chace & Presidio Museum Board Member Monica Smith

In the 18th and 19th centuries, mestizo families from the Tucson Presidio area populated
and developed ranches near the San Pedro River, which provided cattle and produce to Tucson and surrounding forts. Surnames such as Soza, Apodaca, Gamez, Araiza, Pacheco and Vasquez are just a few of the families that thrived and prospered along the beloved river and contributed greatly to the development of Tucson. One of these ranchers was Don Tomás Munguía, whose home still stands along the San Pedro River after 135+ years. In 2005, preservation archaeologist Jacquie Dale submitted the Munguía homestead to the Arizona Site Steward Program for protection and monitoring. Seventeen years later, filmmaker and site steward Kiersten Dunbar Chace visited the Munguía site to monitor and document the home and learn of Munguía’s rich Arizona ancestry, dating back to the 18th century. Dunbar Chace and Presidio Museum board member Monica Smith will share their findings.

**Lectures are held at the LaCo Pub, 201 N. Court St., across the street from the Presidio Museum.  Food and drink will be available for sale during the lecture.

December 16th, 2023 from  2:00 PM to  3:30 PM
201 N. Court Ave.
Tucson, AZ AZ-85701
United States
Phone: 520-622-0594
Event Fee(s)
Number of People Attending in Person $5.00