¡Feliz día de la Independencia de México! — Happy Mexican Independence Day!

15 Sep

¡Feliz día de la Independencia de México! 

Happy Mexican Independence day!

Mexican Independence Day Celebration, Tucson, before 1912. Original card print by Haynes Tucson, A.T. Photo # 2907

Mexican Independence Day Celebration, Tucson, before 1912. Original card print by Haynes, Tucson, A.T. Photo # 2907

September 16th marks the 204 years of Mexico’s Independence. “El Grito” or the cry from the priest Miguel Hidalgo declaring their independence from Spain was the beginning of a ten year war.

Invitation to a Mexican Independence Day Party. Location - Places--Arizona--Tucson--Celebrations--Mexican Independence Day [Ephemera File]

Invitation to a Mexican Independence Day Party. Location – Places–Arizona–Tucson–Celebrations–Mexican Independence Day [Ephemera File]

This week we encourage you to think about the rich and diverse history of Mexico.

Mexican Independence Day Float Tucson, Arizona -- September 16, 1905. with Fire Department. Original card print carries name of Greg Martinez. Photo # 44623.

Mexican Independence Day Float Tucson, Arizona — September 16, 1905. with Fire Department. Original card print carries name of Greg Martinez. Photo # 44623.

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