Southwestern Vignettes: Pushing On To Pecos


Here was the decaying ruin of an eighteenth-century church built over the foundation of the earlier seventeenth century Franciscan Misión de Nuestra Señora de los Angeles de Porciúncula Pecos. To the north of the church were the remains of a Read More …

Survey Of Northeastern New Mexico Rock Art

Crow Canyon Rock Art

Northeastern New Mexico is the scene of a rich, albeit poorly understood, cultural heritage beginning at least as long ago as 11,000 years. This portion of the High Plains lies between the physiographic sections of the Southern Rocky Mountains to Read More …

Trail Marker Flies Under Our Radar

Santa Fe Plaza Marker

On a busy Santa Fe street, cars roll by day and night and many drivers never notice a small memorial to America’s oldest trail of westward expansion. The concrete stela, just 41 inches tall, rests a little over 1,000 yards Read More …

City Halts Fence Construction on Site Along Historic Trail

Buckman Road NM

In 2011, the city’s Historic Districts Review Committee ordered Diltz and Williams to cover up a half-dozen murals on their art gallery, adjoining Cliff’s Liquors, because they did not comply with architectural rules in the historic zone.