Category Archives: History

Coronado’s Entrada, a letter from the road, 1541

Coronado’s Report to the King of Spain Sent from Tiguex on October 20, 1541 Letter from Francisco Vazquez de Coronado to His Majesty, in which he gives an Account of the Discovery of the Province of Tiguex. “HOLY CATHOLIC CAESARIAN … Continue reading

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Historic Markers

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A (very) Brief History of British Archaeology (It’s some of our history too!)

Originally posted on The Heritage Journal:
by Alan S For those of us that have been in this hobby/profession/obsession for a few years it’s easy to forget that every single day new people are taking their very first step into…

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Clovis Well receives a surprise visit

The Clovis age hand-dug well located within the South Bank area of the Blackwater site got an unexpected visit from its original excavator this summer.  Shirley East, pictured above standing in the well, was a regular face around the Blackwater … Continue reading

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Heading to England?

If you plan to be in England this summer… EVENING WALK AMONGST THE STONES AT STONEHENGE – 23 August 7:30 pm, Thursday, 23 August, 2012 An opportunity to get close to the stones and learn more about the monument and … Continue reading

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New Mexico Heritage Preservation Month

“Celebrate the Centennial during Heritage Preservation Month in May” New Mexico is celebrating 100 years of American Statehood but our history stretches back much further in time.  Check out the many events around the state coming up next month at … Continue reading

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