EL CAMINO REAL DE LOS TEJAS NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL ASSOCIATION
2018 ANNUAL MEETING
AN SA 300TH EVENT AND 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE NATIONAL TRAILS SYSTEM
LA QUINTA INN & SUITES SAN ANTONIO RIVERWALK
303 BLUM ST.
SAN ANTONIO, TX
OCTOBER 12 – 13, 2018
FRIDAY (October 12th)
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Reception and Dedication of La Villita as official trail resource with remarks by elected officials and agency representatives
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Dinner at Con Safos with Speaker, Dr. Jesus “Frank” de la Teja. Presentation – Cattle Drives and Cattle Society in 18th-Century San Antonio.
SATURDAY (October 13th)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration and Check-In
9:00 AM – 9:10 AM: Welcome and Introductions
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM: Presentation – A Long Journey on the El Camino Real: A Short Visit With the Caddo, Tony Souther, site manager at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site
10:00 AM – 10:10 AM: Break
10:10 AM – 11:00 AM: Presentation – 18th-Century Spanish Colonial Mission Historic Cultural Landscapes: Caminos Reales, Mission Ranchos, Architecture, and Genealogy as Archaeological Artifacts, Sergio and Melinda Iruegas of GTI Environmental, LLC.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: National Park Service Update on the Trail
11:30 AM – 11:50 AM: Membership Business (Vote on Bylaws Amendments and Board of Directors)
11:50 AM – 12:00 PM: Break
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Break
1:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Tour of Spanish Mission Ranchos (Ruiz Rancho and Rancho de las Cabras)
6:30 PM: Conclusion of Meeting/Dinner on Your Own