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Tucsonans celebrate Mexican Independence Day

Posted: 5:27 PM, Sep 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-17 00:27:17Z

Southern Arizona residents celebrated Mexican Independence Day Sunday.

The Presidio Museum, 196 N. Court Ave. hosted an event to pay tribute to Mexico breaking away from Spain in 1821.

Re-enactors dressed as Mexican soldiers were at the museum today, where celebrators made crafts and watched presentations about Mexican history from 1821 to 1856.