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CON MI GENTE: Historic Valley Landmark Relocated

3 months 1 week 5 days ago Tuesday, July 09 2019 Jul 9, 2019 July 09, 2019 11:15 AM July 09, 2019 in Community - Con Mi Gente
By: Rick Diaz

NEAR BROWNSVILLE – It took a number of years and the combined efforts of many, but now a Rio Grande Valley historic monument has a new home.

It’s the Resaca de la Palma Battlefield just outside Brownsville, the second battle site of the Mexican-American War, fought in 1846.

In 1917, a total of four giant cannons were used to mark four different battle sites.

A ceremony was held to highlight the moving of the restored cannon, complete with reenactors.

Watch the video above for the full segment of Con Mi Gente.

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