Kids & Youth

Eyewitness To War

Eyewitness to War News

MPC Studios

Something for the kids

Palo Alto is always looking for ways to improve the park experience for families. Enjoy the current offerings below. Feel free to send us your suggestions or comments.

Eyewitness To War News

This "news broadcast" is a series of educational videos geared towards kids. The segments are listed in order below.

  1. Siege of Fort Brown
  2. General Taylor
  3. General Arista
  4. Transportation
  5. Presidents Polk & Paredes
  6. U.S. Army volunteers arrive
  7. Conduct of volunteers
  8. Daguerreotypes
  9. Women in the War
  10. Medicine in the War
  11. Matamoros Marketplace
  12. Nature
  13. Food & Weather
  14. Consequences of the War

Junior Ranger Program

The Junior Ranger program is great fun for the whole family. It will enhance your visit to the park and make for fond memories as well. Learn more

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