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Annual Meeting

An annual membership meeting is held each fall, usually in mid-September.

Chronological list of annual meeting dates and places, to date:

  1. Saturday, October 14, 1989, University of Texas at Arlington Library.
  2. Saturday, September 15, 1990, University of Texas at Arlington Library.
  3. Saturday, September 21, 1991, Richardson, Texas Civic Center.
  4. Saturday, September 26, 1992, University of Texas at Arlington Library.
  5. Saturday, September 18, 1993, University of Texas at Arlington Libary.
  6. Saturday, September 24 , 1994, Alamo Hall, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas.
  7. Saturday, September 16, 1995, Corpus Christi, Texas Public Library.
  8. Friday, October 25, 1996, University of Texas at Arlington Library. (Held in conjuction with 4th Annual Palo Alto Conference, October 25 & 26, 1996.)
  9. Saturday, October 11, 1997, Alamo Hall, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas.
  10. Saturday, September 12, 1998, Alamo Hall, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas. (Held in conjunction with the 1998 Sesquicentenary Conference on the U.S.-Mexican War, hosted by the Descendants of Mexican War Veterans and MEXICAN WAR Journal.)
  11. Saturday, September 18, 1999, Port Isabel Historical Museum, Port Isabel, Texas.
  12. Saturday, September 16, 2000, University of Texas at Arlington Library.
  13. October 6, 2001, LaPorte, Texas La Quinta Inn.
  14. September 21, 2002, Corpus Christi, Texas Public Library. (Held in conjunction with the dedication of individual grave markers for the victims of the Dayton Explosion.)
  15. September 20, 2003, Fort Jesup State Historical Park, Louisiana.
  16. September 18, 2004, Alamo Hall, San Antonio, Texas. (Held in conjunction with a Mexican War conference and the dedication of the new US Army of Occupation Monument in Corpus Christi's Old Bayview Cemetery.)
  17. September 16-18, 2005, Monterrey and Saltillo, Mexico. Group tour of battlesites, including The Bishop's Palace, Buena Vista, & other sites.
  18. September 16, 2006, Fort Jesup State Historical Park, Louisiana.
  19. September 15, 2007, University of Texas at Arlington Special Collections Tour.
  20. December 13, 2008, Garland, Texas.
  21. June 27, 2009. Cypress, Texas. Trip to Monterrey was canceled by tour company.
  22. May 31, 2010. Biloxi, Mississippi. Memorial Day Ceremony and grave dedication for remains of four US Army officers of the Mexican War.
  23. June 11, 2011. University of Texas, Arlington. Presentation of Alexander Kenaday Meritorious Service Medal (posthumously) to Mr. Jenkins Garrett and tour of special collections.
  24. Saturday, June 2, 2012. Brazos Valley Museum, Bryan, Texas. Tour of the new veterans memorial park trail Mexican War remembrance station.
  25. Saturday, May 25, 2013. Beach Park & Pier, Pascagoula, Mississippi. Tour of Mexican War sites and viewing of panels sponsored by the DMWV.
  26. June 21, 2014. University of Texas, Arlington. Special Tour of the new Mexican War exhibit and and tour of special collections.
  27. Saturday, June 13, 2015. Beach Park & Pier, Pascagoula, Mississippi. Guided special boat tour of Greenwood Island and viewing of new Camp Jefferson Davis MDAH historical marker sponsored by the DMWV.
  28. Saturday, June 11, 2016. Bryan Museum, Galveston, Texas. Guided special tour of Bryan Museum and viewing of newly acquired Mexican War Artifacts followed by lunch and meeting at Shrimp and Stuff Restaurant.

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