Category: Historic

el rancho; hotel; stars, motel; gallup; new mexico; celebrity; celebrities; actors; movies; cowboy; western; old west; classics; john wayne; humphrey bogart; photos

Historic El Rancho – Hotel of the Movie Stars

Who’s Who of Stars Slept Here Returning from my birthday trip to Sedona, I made a stop at Hotel El Rancho in Gallup, New Mexico. Opening in 1937, the brother of film director D.W Griffith built it to be used...

kuaua; coranado; historic; site; christmas; bonfire; luminaries; new mexico; pueblo; indian; culture; night

Christmas at Kuaua – Lighting Up Pueblo Ruins of The Past

An Evening at Coronado Historic Site I love experiencing cultural traditions! Living in my new New Mexico home, I am getting out and experiencing everything.  High on the list, December light displays!  Scouring the internet, I found “Christmas in Kuaua”...

chloride; new mexico; ghost town; museum; town; historic; mine; mining; saloon; silver; tent city; apaches; indian; indians; wall street; monte cristo; dance hall; pye; hanging tree; National Forest

Hanging Around Chloride Ghost Town

The Rebuilding of a Ghost Town The Wild, Wild West – who doesn’t love tales of gun slingers, gold & silver mines, saloon brawls and riding into the sunset?  Chloride, New Mexico embodied all that made up a pioneer town...

Exploring Historic Fortresses – Fort Pike

In Defense of the Port of New Orleans Fort Pike has seen it’s share of historic moments.  Built between 1819 and 1826, it is part of a coastal defense system that lines the Gulf coast and Mississippi river.  After the...

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