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Dallas Historical Society



CINCO DE MAYO (FREE Exhibit)

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Weekend
Formats
Field Trip
Grades
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Community/Fam., Talented/Gifted, Special Ed
Standards

Description

Rarely seen items from the DHS collection will be on display in the Great Hall to commemorate the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. Items on exhibition will incorporate several Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo artifacts dating from 1720-1840 including an iron crucifix and lamps, door lock with key, wooden crucifix, Spanish made pistol, images of the church and rose window.

Students Will

  • Learn about Cinco De Mayo.
  • See artifacts, documents and images.

Details

Dates: May 18th to May 25th, 2015
Times: 10 AM to 5 PM
Duration: 15 minutes
School Fee: FREE for student groups
Minimum Attendance: 1
Maximum Attendance: 100
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs:
Other Information: This is a SELF GUIDED TOUR. No docent will be provided.

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Call (214) 421-4500 x104 or email DHS Booking at [email protected]
Deadline: Please call/email one day in advance to let us know when you are coming
Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for absent students. Any field trip may be cancelled with full refund up to 48 hours before the scheduled program(s) and/or special event(s). Any field trip cancelled with less than 48 hours notice of the scheduled program(s) and/or special event(s) – including failure to cancel – will not be refunded. All program(s) and special event(s) will begin promptly at the time scheduled. The Dallas Historical Society is not responsible for groups who arrive late. No program delay or refund will be issued for tardiness. All outreach programs or performances will begin at the time scheduled and will last 45 minutes to an hour. Please have all participating students seated and ready to go by outreach program or performance start time. Failure to do so may result in an abbreviated program or performance. All programs and special events cancelled by the school as a result of a district-wide closing and/or adverse weather will not be refunded. Affected programs and special events will either be rescheduled or may receive credit toward future programming. All programs and special events cancelled by the Dallas Historical Society for adverse weather or other conditions beyond our control will be refunded or rescheduled.
After School Policy: All after school programs or performances will begin at the time scheduled and will last 45 minutes to an hour. Please have all participating students seated and ready to go by after school program or performance start time. Failure to do so may result in an abbreviated program or performance.

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