Category: Historic

chimayo; mission; church; historic; el santuario de chimayo; altar; worship; new mexico; tourist; worshippers; mass; catholic; rosaries; candles; offering; statue

El Santuario de Chimayo – A Mission of Faith

Prayers Continue Strong Over The Centuries One of my favorite things about living in New Mexico is the rich history. In every part of the state, monuments and historical sites document its years of cultural changes.   My quest is to...

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? ┬áChloride, New Mexico embodied all that made up a pioneer town...

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