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New Wayside Exhibit Signs Unveiled at Tubac Presidio
October 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFREE
New Wayside Exhibit Signs Unveiled at Tubac Presidio – Sunday, October 21, 10 am
Tubac Presidio, in cooperation with The Tucson Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution announces the first ever grave marking ceremony for a Revolutionary War patriot buried in Arizona. Juan Manuel Ortega was a presidio soldier during the time of the American Revolution. His military service to the Spanish ally of the American colonies thus contributed to the success of the American Revolution. He is buried under St Ann’s Church at the Presidio. The ceremony will be at the north end of the Tubac Presidio parking lot. This event recognizes the Hispanic contribution to Southern Arizona’s history. All are invited to this free event.