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HSH Meetings 

Society meetings are held quarterly on the first Tuesday in February, May, September, and November at a time and place designated by the President. Our meetings last about an hour and a half and include a guest speaker who gives talks and/or presentations on subjects dealing with history, geneaology, archeology, and other subjects of interest to our membership.  We welcome all individuals interested in the history of the area to attend general HSH meetings. Our meetings are open to the public. $5 suggested donation for non-members; RSVP required. Email: info@historicalsocietyofhelotes.org
Board meetings are generally held two weeks prior to the General Meetings of the Society.  

Society members wishing to place discussion or action items on the HSH General Meeting or Board of Directors Meeting agendas should contact the President of the Society a minimum of one week before the subsequent meeting date at info@historicalsocietyofhelotes.org. 


 Society Meal Orders for Members - $10.00

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Society Meal Order for Non-Members - $15.00

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November 6, 2018 •  12:00 pm - 2 pm

Location:   Gardens at Old Town, 15060 Antonio Drive,
Helotes, TX
Guest Speaker: LeAnn Evans, 3rd VP of the Canary Islands Descendants Associations 
Presentation: "The History of the Canarians in Texas"

LeAnn Evans, daughter of Lee and Mary Jane (Perez) Evans, is an 11th generation descendant of the 56 Canary Island settlers that came to San Antonio in 1731. Her lineage goes back to the Navarro family and the Rivas land grant in Maverick County. She has been a generational resident of Helotes since the 1860s and still resides on family property granted to her ancestors.

She is the mother of a daughter who attends Texas A&M-Corpus and a son who attends Los Reyes Elementary. Her great-great grandfather, Lorenzo Morales, was a founder of the original Los Reyes School in the 1870s. She is employed with a CPA firm in Helotes and has been a volunteer with the Helotes Festival Association for 13 years. She is the former president and current treasurer of the Helotes Youth Rodeo Association, and is current 3rd VP of the Canary Islands Descendants Association. 

LeAnn will give a presentation on the Canary Islanders who formed the first municipal government in San Antonio.

Lunch:  Members - $10; Non-Members - $15. A deluxe box lunch from Jason's Deli. Order from three menu items on Meetings page of our website.Reservation/meal order must be made by November 4.

Email: info@historicalsocietyofhelotes.org for more information. This meeting is open to the public.




Historical Society of Helotes  P.O. Box 707, Helotes, TX 78023