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First Fridays: Father Kino – A Journey to Discovery

August 4 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

| $4

Historical geographer Barbara G. Jaquay, PhD discusses a true man of the Renaissance, Eusebio Francisco Kino: cartographer, astronomer, explorer, geographer, scientist, and Jesuit missionary. Padre Kino laid the foundation for San Xavier del Bac and is credited with 24 other missions in Southern Arizona and Northern Mexico. In addition, Dr. Jaquay will discuss Kino’s introduction of European agriculture—farming and animals—to this area.

Dr. Jaquay has a PhD in historical geography from Texas A&M University. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States and all seven continents pursuing her vast interests in history, geography, archaeology, and peoples and their culture.

Program included with admission to the museum. Discounted admission begins every Friday from 4-8 p.m. Free validated parking available in the Main Gate garage, enter on 2nd Street.


Details

Date:
August 4
Time:
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$4
Website:
http://www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org/event/ahm-first-fridays-father-kino-a-journey-to-discovery/

Venue

Arizona History Museum
949 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Tucson, AZ United States

Organizer

Mary Ann Ruelas
Phone:
(520)617-1154
Email:
maruelas@azhs.gov
Website:
arizonahistoricalsociety.org