Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series Presents: Lighting the Fuse: “Colonel” Greene and the Mexican Revolution
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Presidio and The Border Community Alliance are collaborating on an exciting presentation. Few Americans know much about the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920), why it happened, and how American policies and business interests were involved. An American businessman, William Cornell Greene (aka
“Colonel” Greene) owned thousands of acres of land and a number of copper mines in Sonora. His
story, including his colorful beginning in Tombstone, the copper mine in Cananea and the labor
disputes that sowed the seeds of the Mexican Revolution are the topics of this stirring presentation
at the Tubac Presidio. Presenter Bill McGrath is an excellent researcher and storyteller, who
happened to room with “Colonel” Greene’s grandson in college. His multi-media presentation will
Tickets $20, BCA members, $15. Seating is limited, please call now for reservations,
The Border Community Alliance will be following up on Bill’s presentation with a tour to
Bisbee/Cananea March 5-7, 2019. More information is available on the website
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series Presents: Western Army during the Indian Wars & Garrison Life at Ft. Bowie
Jack shares with us the fascinating story of what the post-Civil War western army was really like, who was in it, and what life was like for the soldiers.
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Teodoro ‘Ted’ Ramirez Artist-in-Residence Concert Series: Domingo DeGrazia and Ismael Barajas
Come listen and enjoy classical guitar masters Domingo and Ismael as they play Spanish Gypsy Flamenco.
January 30, 2019
Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series Presents: Brilliant Bones: the Calavera Art of Mexico
The Presidio and The Border Community Alliance will host another exciting informational presentation. Stay tuned for further information!
October 19 to December 1, 2019
Arizona Humanities and the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives and School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University are pleased to announce an exclusive Arizona tour of Water/Ways, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution.