5th Annual Memorial Illumination November 14th.

POSTED: Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 9:12am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm

This weekend is the 5th Annual Memorial Illumination and on Saturday the event will be lighting 8,000 candles to honor the soldiers.

The lighting honors the U.S. and Mexican soldiers who fought in battles on the Rio Grande in 1846. The event will be held at the Resaca de la Palma Battlefield located on Paredes Line road in Brownsville. The lighting will be around 5:30pm and the event is free and open to the public.

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