Las Donas


To understand Las Donas de Los Descendientes del Presidio de Tucson, one needs to take a trip through time. Read More

Mission & Goals

Los Descendientes del Presidio

de Tucson

P  I  O  N  E  E  R  S     O  F     T  H  E     O  L  D     P U E B L O


Gran Gala Celebration commemorating Tucson's 243rd Birthday

        Saturday, August 18th, 6pm

              Tucson Community Center              260 S. Church            

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A Blast from the Past

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held at 5:30 PM on the  first Wednesday of the month at the Pima County Housing Center,


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Upcoming Events

‚Äč2015 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...

Monthly Meetings

Mi Pueblo Viejo, What Happened To You? 

An article on the Gentrification of the downtown urban core, written by Past President, Raul E. Ramirez 

April 21, 2018
 

I have witnessed three major changes or "inflection points" within the downtown urban core. Read the full article HERE.



MISSION STATEMENT

Dedicated to the preservation of the history and culture of Tucson from its inception to the present.


GOALS

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.


Support for the Organization


Los Descendientes welcomes your tax-deductible donations to the organization. Click the 'Donate' button below. Thank you!

****Save The Date****
Los Descendientes del Presidio de Tucson 2018 Gran Gala will be held at the Tucson Community Center on August 18, 2018 at 6:00pm. Master of Ceremony will be Ernesto 'Neto' Portillo and Honorary Co-Chairpersons are Dr. Richard and Mrs. Diana Carmona. Purchase tickets from our 2018 Gala Tab above or contact a member. Plan to attend, it will be a wonderfully enjoyable evening!

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