Event begins at 4 p.m. with living history programs. Interpreters in U.S. - Mexican War era uniforms will demonstrate camp life, weapons, and drills.
Memorial program begins at 5 p.m. with a short ceremony to remember veterans of the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma. The lighting of luminaria will follow at sunset. The public is invited to come and observe and participate in the lighting. Visitors over the age of 12 are encouraged to bring a grill lighter and assist with the lighting of the candles.
The event takes place at Resaca de la Palma Battlefield, 1024 Paredes Line Road in Brownsville (north of the Price Road Intersection).
Tags: illumination,Memorial,NPS Centennial