Hispanic Heritage Month - 2013

Release date: 10/01/2013
Sponsored by: Board of Commissioners


In 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson, National Hispanic Heritage Month began as Hispanic Heritage Week, and was expanded in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan to Hispanic Heritage Month.  

This proclamation dedicates September 15th – October 15th, 2013 as Hispanic Heritage Month in Washington County, in recognition of the contributions Hispanic/Latino members of our communities have made in Washington County.

Read the proclamation.


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