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Special Archaeological Tours of Barrio de Tubac and Tumacácori Mission – 10am to 2pm
October 7, 2012 @ 3:00 am - 7:00 am$15.00
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park will collaborate with Tumacácori National Historical Park to provide special tours of two unique archaeological sites. Join Philip Halpenny and Gwen Griffin for a tour of the Spanish colonial archaeological site south of the Presidio that preserves the remains of the original 1752 Tubac town site (10 to 11:30am). The Archaeological Conservancy protects the site and participants are asked to sign ‘An Acknowledgement of Risk Factors’ before entering. Enjoy a bring-your-own picnic lunch in either Park’s picnic areas before joining archaeologist Jeremy Moss at 12:30pm for an archaeological tour of Tumacácori mission, established by Father Kino in 1691, making it Arizona’s oldest mission site. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (520) 398-2252 for reservations. Fee is $15 per person and includes admission to both Parks.