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Historic Bell at St. Augustine
An article written by Raul Ramirez for the Southwestern Mission Research Center - Revista Volume 47-49, Number 174, 2013-2015
Read the full article here.
2015 Gran Gala celebrating
Tucson's 240th Birthday a success!
Los Descendientes' Annual Event was attended by over 225 celebrants. Among others, Ernesto 'Neto' Portillo was honored and he spoke of those influences in his life that shaped his personal and professional careers. Read a transcript of his talk here...
A Blast from the Past
Board meetings are held at 5:30 PM on the first Wednesday of the month at the Pima County Housing Center,
See Agenda Here
To understand Las Donas de Los Descendientes del Presidio de Tucson, one needs to take a trip through time. Read More
Dedicated to the preservation of the history and culture of Tucson from its inception to the present.
Our goal is to support the preservation of Primeria Alta family histories. Our Volunteers explore and interpret the past with us. Part of this is to record oral family histories while our aging pioneers are still with us.
The end result is to acquire a historic structure where these artifacts and documents may be archived, stored and displayed before they are lost to future generations.
Mission & Goals