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Winter Texan Wednesday: Citrus in the Rio Grande Valley

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The Museum of South Texas History invites Texans from across the Rio Grande Valley to participate in the new Bi-monthly program, Winter Texan Wednesday. The program is designed to introduce visitors to the museum galleries through a tour by museum staff. Visitors will then be invited to listen to a lecture on a designated topic in the courtyard gallery. The next event will be January 10th from 3PM-4PM. The lecture topic will be Citrus in the Rio Grande Valley and will feature Neil Cassidy, expert on the Valley Citrus Industry. Questions such as "How did the citrus industry come to define the Rio Grande Valley?" and "What was the process that sent grapefruits from Valley farms to the rest of the country?" will be addressed. Winter Texan Wednesday series is included in the regular museum admission fee. Adults (18-61) $7 and Seniors (62+) $5. 

Date:

January 10

Time:

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: 

200 N Closner Blvd   Edinburg, Texas 78541

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