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Our History

The Weslaco Museum began and remains a community project.  During the 1960s, city leaders called for the collection of stories and artifacts from prominent business and families - a collection that served as the basis for a book published on the City’s 50th anniversary.  After the celebration, those same city leaders sought to find a permanent home for the collection.  And so in 1971, the Weslaco Museum was formed.  From a private residence to the public library and now on the main street of the City of Weslaco, this community project has continued to grow throughout the intervening decades.


The Board of Directors

President

Sandi Sparrow 

Vice President

Adrian Cantu

Secretary

Juan Vega

Treasurer

 Lupe Salazar 



Members  

Jessica Rodriguez

Beverly Madden

Billie Vanderveer 





 

Executive Director

Sheila Shidler


The Guild

President

Raul Arredondo 

Vice President 

Mary Mattar 

Treasurer 

 Sheila Shidler 

Secretary    

Marilee Blake 

Parliamentarian 

Alicia Ramirez 



Members

Raul Arredondo, Jr 

Amparo Cardenas  

Minerva De Leon

Sarah Donalson

Elizabeth Hinojosa 

Desi Jones   




Members

San Juanita Prado  

Maria Puga 

Alicia Ramirez

Mary Reyna 

Anita Rodriguez

Sandi Sparrow 

Thelda Tanner 

Francis Tovar

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