228 S. Laredo St.
San Antonio, TX 78207
GPS: N29° 25' 23" W98° 29' 51"
Explore the life of a Texas patriot in the heart of downtown San Antonio. A rancher, merchant, and one of only two native-born Texans to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence, José Antonio Navarro was a leading advocate for Tejano rights. Casa Navarro State Historic Site celebrates his life at his original 1850s adobe and limestone home, a historic jewel among its urban surroundings.
The site was designated a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1962, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, and named a National Historic Landmark in 2017.
Join us for a discussion with author, Dr. Timothy Bowman as he shares his book, Blood Oranges: Colonialism and Agriculture in the South Texas Borderlands.
Blood Oranges explores the effects of an economy based on commercial agriculture...
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Learn about the life of famed San Antonio artist Jesse Treviño in this Texas history webinar hosted by Casa Navarro State Historic Site.
Writer Anthony Head discusses his recent biography, "Spirit: The Life and Art of Jesse Treviño," which offers readers an intimate view of Treviño’s life, from his modest West Side beginnings to the war injury in Vietnam that caused the loss of his...
Join Casa Navarro State Historic Site Manager Georgia Ruiz Davis as she discusses the legacy of Jose Francisco Ruiz, an important figure in Texas history. She is joined by author Art Martinez de Vara, who has produced the first full-length biography about Ruiz.
Ruiz is best known as one of two Tejano signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
Born in San Antonio de...
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