Sep 092015
 
Elders in Residence Share Their Stories at Jemez Historic Site

Share It! Elders in Residence Share Their Stories at Jemez Historic Site Artists and cultural leaders to spark new conversations with visitors to Jemez Historic Site. (JEMEZ SPRINGS, NM—Sept. 9, 2015)—Jemez Historic Site’s Elder in Residence Program returns this year between September 30 and October 18. During this time two tribal elders will be on site to offer a Native American voice in the interpretation and preservation of Jemez Historic Site. The tribal elders will provide tours and share stories and personal feelings about the site and their culture with [Read More]

Aug 282015
 
Real Housewives of the Santa Fe Trail

Share It! Real Housewives of the Santa Fe Trail When: Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 2pm Who: Alice Anne Thompson, PhD, noted speaker and author Synopsys: Dr. Thompson, who recently authored The Women of the Santa Fe Trail calling them, “The most tenacious and resilient women,” will dispel the myth that the West was tamed by cowboys, ranchers, explorers, the US Cavalry, and gold miners, not to mention women of questionable “character.” Enjoy her talk about the colorful and diverse women who came west along the Santa Fe Trail, stayed, [Read More]

Jun 182014
 
Las Vegas, New Mexico - America's Oldest Film Location

Share It!Interested in the history of the old west and film? This is an older documentary but it is chock full of vintage photos and the history of Las Vegas, New Mexico all the way back to its location participation in the earliest silent westerns. According to the film, Las Vegas, New Mexico, was one of the roughest towns in the west with even more killings than Tombstone, Arizona. Rough-riders, gamblers, hangings and shoot-outs were raging in the 1800s in Las Vegas. Watch "Las Vegas, New Mexico – America's Oldest [Read More]

Jul 092013
 
Abiquiu - Get off the Highway!

Share It! We had spent a few days at Abiquiu Lake, and on the morning we left we were talking to the hosts, and they suggested we visit Abiquiu on our way back to Santa Fe. I told them we had been through Abiquiu many times. That was when they asked if we had actually gotten off the highway and went up to the village itself. I have been through there many times, but I didn't know there was more to see. After thanking them for their hospitality, we headed [Read More]

Jun 192012
 
The Bison: American Icon at Branigan Cultural Center

Share It!The Bison: American Icon at Branigan Cultural Center LAS CRUCES- The Branigan Cultural Center proudly presents The Bison: American Icon, an exhibition that explains and documents the history of these majestic animals.  This presentation is organized by the C.M. Russell Museum of Great Falls, Montana and made possible through NEH on the Road, a special initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities and adapted and produced by the Mid-America Arts Alliance. This exhibit opens to the public on Friday, June 22, 2012 and ends on Saturday, August 11, [Read More]

May 022012
 
Pueblo Peoples on the Pajarito Plateau: Archaeology and Efficiency

Share It!Friends of Coronado State Monument Lecture Series Pueblo Peoples on the Pajarito Plateau: Archaeology and Efficiency Who:  Dr. David E. Stuart is a professor of anthropology at the University of New Mexico and award-winning author and lecturer. His publications include: "Prehistoric New Mexico" (1981), "The Magic of Bandelier National Monument" (1989), "Anasazi America" (2000), and "The Ancient Southwest" (2008). Synopsys:  Dr. Stuart's talk, "Pueblo Peoples on the Pajarito Plateau: Archaeology and Efficiency," will be about the people who lived in Chaco Canyon. The society that existed in Chaco Canyon was [Read More]

Mar 272012
 
Santa Fe – New Season of Downtown Walking Tours

Share It!History Museum Guides Start New Season of Downtown Walking Tours on April 16 SANTA FE—Ever noticed the recycled rifle barrels in a certain window of the Palace of the Governors? Wondered where the Manhattan Project scientists learned of their new posting? Picked out the Victorian architecture among the Pueblo Revival on the Santa Fe Plaza? Learn those facts and more by taking a Downtown Walking Tour led by New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors guides. The tours resume on April 16 (through mid-October), Monday-Saturday, beginning at 10:15 a.m. [Read More]

Mar 012012
 
Preserving Ancient Books the Benedictine Way

Share It!Preserving Ancient Books the Benedictine Way (along with some help from 21st-century technology) An “Illuminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible” lecture Santa Fe (Feb. 28, 2012)—Paper, vellum and ink weren’t made to last forever, and the ravages of time threaten to turn ancient religious texts into scraps and dust. The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library at Saint John’s University in Minnesota is stopping the clock for thousands of such works using the modern-day magic of computer digitization. On Sunday, March 25, at 2 pm, Father Columba Stewart, OSB, [Read More]

Feb 222012
 
The Historical Society of New Mexico’s 2012 Statehood History Conference

Share It!The Historical Society of New Mexico’s 2012 Statehood History Conference From Pig Roasts to Butch Cassidy, Territorial Spies and More Plus: A Free Statehood Symposium at the New Mexico History Museum Santa Fe (February 21, 2012) – Outlaws, Rough Riders, classic restaurants and a possible spy will come to life at the 2012 New Mexico Statehood History Conference, May 3-5, in Santa Fe. Presented by the Historical Society of New Mexico and the New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, this Centennial version of the Society’s annual conference includes [Read More]

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