• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.


    National Memorial Texas

Curriculum Materials

The Memorial focuses on developing cross-curricular lesson plans that meet state standards and teach about the significance of the park. Many of these lessons can easily be modified to meet the needs of students from other grade levels.

Kids in Home Classroom
Students from Douglass Elementary participate in a project
that teaches the history of the Memorial and encourages them
to make their own connections to the park.

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