• Sunlight illuminates the top of historic Mission San José de Tumacácori church.

    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

Event Details

  • 10/12/2014

    Location: Tubac and Tumacacori, Arizona Time: 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM Fee Information: $15 Contact Name: Tubac Presidio State Park Contact Email: info@tubacpresidio.org Contact Phone Number: 520-398-2252

In celebration of International Archaeology Month, Tubac Presidio State Historic Park will collaborate with Tumacácori National Historical Park to provide special tours of two unique archaeological sites. Join Anita Badertscher,Tumacácori National Historic Park chief of interpretation, at9:30 amfor a tour of the Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi mission, established by Father Kino in 1691, and where the Pima Revolt began.  This site is only available for special guided tours.  Meet in the Tumacácori parking lot and we will car pool to the site.  Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy in either Parks’ picnic area.  After lunch join Philip Halpenny and Gwen Griffin at Tubac Presidio for a tour of the Spanish colonial archaeological site that preserves the remains of the original 1752 Tubac town site, from1 to 2:30 pm.  Tubac Presidio was established as a result of the Pima Revolt.  The Archaeological Conservancy protects this site and participants are asked to sign 'An Acknowledgement of Risk Factors' before entering.  Fee is $15 per person and includes both tours and admission to both Parks.  Forreservations call the Presidio at 520-398-2252 orinfo@TubacPresidio.org.