Author to lecture about Presidio La Bahia

March 15, 2011 at 8:05 p.m.
Updated March 14, 2011 at 10:15 p.m.

The Goliad County Historical Commission is hosting a lecture by Robert W. Shook, titled, "Presidio La Bahia: On the Move."

The author of several books will present the lecture in the Lady of Loreto Chapel at the fort.

Shook is a graduate of the University of North Texas and has taught in that university, as well as Air Force bases, Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria.

His articles have appeared in scholarly publications like Southwestern Historical Quarterly, New Handbook of Texas and Texas Bar Journal.

A reception with light refreshments will be served in the chapel courtyard at 6:30 p.m. Monday, before the lecture begins at 7 p.m.

Entry to the event will be through the water gate on the north side of the Presidio La Bahia.

For more information, contact the historical commission at the Market House Museum at 361-645-8767, or call chairman Bill Montague at 361-645-8666.



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