Thursday, May 03, 2012

Texas Legacy Celebration - May 5, 2012 - Navasota, Texas

Texas Legacy Celebration - Navasota, Texas, May 5, 2012
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On Saturday, May 5, 2012, Texans will be celebrating their history and diverse culture in Navasota, Texas between 10:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at August Horst Park at the VFW Hall (look for the army tank) located at 400 Veterans Memorial Drive.  Entertainment including music, dance and song as well as plenty of other activities await everyone, young and old, who comes out to attend the Texas Legacy Celebration. The statue honoring French explorer RenĂ© Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle will also be re-dedicated in the park. Many historical groups will be participating including: The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, The Daughters of the American Revolution, the Lone Star Chapter of The Sons of the Republic of Texas, The Texas Army, The Heritage Museum - Montgomery, County, The Lone Star Volunteers and the Rolling Thunder cannon. Cinco de Mayo (the victory of Mexican army over French army in the first Battle of Puebla) will be remembered. [True Texas historians will recall that the victorious Mexican army was led by General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin who was born in Goliad, Texas.] There will be numerous reenactors portraying famous Texans as well as Texian soldiersof the Texas Revolution. Festivities begin at 10:30 a.m. with the firing of the cannon "Rolling Thunder." Hope to see all of you there.

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