Last Chance Viewing for Hispanic Heritage Exhibit
Time & Location
About The Event
The History Center for Aransas County will be open on Sat. May 30, 10-4 and Sun. May 31, 1-4 for you to have a Last Chance to view the “Hispanic Heritage in Aransas County.” Visitors have enjoyed the posters about the 500-year history, the Canary Islanders including many local families, the stories related by the Spanish classes from RFHS, and many more. Videos on tablets relate oral histories and further details about the Hispanic community in Rockport-Fulton.
We have already disinfected the house and restrooms and few people have been in the Center since mid-March. Docents will be wearing masks to protect visitors and hand-sanitizer is available. Protocol for visitors:
1) stay home if you are sick or feeling ill
2) visitors & docents wear masks to enter the History Center; use hand-sanitizer
3) only six visitors in the house at a time
4) practice social distancing (6 ft.) while viewing exhibit (ideal spacing will be marked on floor)
5) if there are other visitors waiting, please quicken your pace
Visit our new website www.thehistorycenterforaransascounty.org if you can’t get to the History Center in May.
New exhibit - Sails, Trails, Rails and Wings - opening Sat. June 13, 10 AM - speaker from ramp – Ken Stavinoha, station agent from Eagle Lake, audience spaced for social distancing, exhibit viewing inside as space is available with a face covering. After opening, we will resume a regular schedule.
The History Center at 801 E. Cedar St. is free to all visitors, open Friday thru Mondays. To learn more, visit www.thehistorycenterforaransascounty.org or call 361 727-9214.