Lectures

The Friends sponsor a monthly lecture series from January through November.  Topics focus on New Mexico and southwestern culture, history, archaeology, geology and related subjects. 

5-20-2018 – Lecture – Santa Fe Found

Shortly after Pueblo warriors and their allies expelled the Spanish from Santa Fe in August of 1680, an adobe pueblo was built by villagers from Galisteo, Tesuque, and Cochiti Pueblos. Described by Don Diego de Vargas in 1692 as a walled fortress and demolished by Governor Cubero in 1697, the “lost” Pueblo is poorly known … Continue reading

6-3-2018 – Lecture – Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican Trade

Presented by Sherry Hardage, Friends of Coronado Historic Site Docent, Writer, and Researcher What items were traded between the Mesoamerican people before Columbus arrived in the new world? Where were their trade routes?  How did they determine the value of goods?  Find out as Friends Member, Sherry Hardage, presents her research on Mesoamerican trade. Sherry … Continue reading

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