Message #111: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Subject: NM Historic Preservation Week Calendar - Part 2 Date: Fri, 19 Apr 96 08:57:00 MST Encoding: 269 TEXT From: Daniel E. Reiley SANTA FE AREA May 8 Join the City of Santa Fe in honoring the recipients of the 3rd Annual Heritage Preservation Awards for contributions to the promotion and preservation of the historic character of Santa Fe, 4:00 PM in the Council Chambers of the Santa Fe City Hall, 200 Lincoln Avenue. Contact Mary Grzeskowiak (505) 984-6657 for information. May 11 and 12 Tour two Archaic petroglyph sites located atop Glorieta Mesa near Pecos. There are over 200 petroglyphs at each site. Recent excavations at both sites via the Forest Service's Passport in Time program have revealed more petroglyphs and have dated the sites as about 5,000 years old. Some of the petroglyphs also appear to have archaeoastronomical connotations (i.e., marking sunrises and sun- sets at the solstices and equinoxes). Meet at the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District office in Pecos, on Highway 63 about three blocks south of the Highway 63/223/50 intersection, at 9:00 AM. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, soft-soled shoes, jacket, and camera. High clearance vehicles are required, and 4x4 may be necessary depending on weather/road conditions. Each site is about an hour drive from Pecos and then a short walk off the dirt road. The tour lasts about 5 hours, or until about 2:00 PM. Reservations are required; call Brent Able, Santa Fe National Forest (505) 757-6121 to sign up. Each tour is limited to 25 people. May 11 and 12 Civil War Weekend! Artillery and marching demonstrations, camp life, and re-enactments from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 15 miles south of Santa Fe off Interstate 25, exit 276 or 276B. Contact Louann Jordan (505) 471-2261 for information. May 13 Lecture, "European Colonial Archaeology," by William Westbury, part of the Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture Series at noon in the Santa Fe National Forest Supervisor's Office, 1220 St. Francis, Santa Fe in the Pinyon Building. Bring your lunch and questions. Contact Mike Bremer, Santa Fe National Forest (505) 988-6917 for information. May 15 Lecture, "Prehistoric Agriculture along the Rio Chama," by Kurt Anschuetz, part of the Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture Series at noon in the Santa Fe National Forest Supervisor's Office, 1220 St. Francis, Santa Fe in the Pinyon Building. Bring your lunch and questions. Contact Mike Bremer, Santa Fe National Forest (505) 988-6917 for information. May 17 Lecture, "Archaeology of the Santa Fe National Forest," by Mike Bremer, part of the Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture Series at noon in the Santa Fe National Forest Supervisor's Office, 1220 St. Francis, Santa Fe in the Pinyon Building. Bring your lunch and questions. Contact Mike Bremer, Santa Fe National Forest (505) 988-6917 for information. May 17 The New Mexico Cultural Properties Review Committee's Heritage Preservation Awards for 1996 will be presented to individuals, organizations, and programs that have exhibited the highest level of commitment to the principles of historic preservation in New Mexico. The awards will be presented at 10:00 AM in Meem Hall, Laboratory of Anthropology in Santa Fe. This will be an opportunity to meet with individuals from around the state who share a wide range of interests in preserving the cultural heritage, archaeology, and built environment of the state. Refreshments will be provided. The Laboratory of Anthropology is located between the International Folk Art Museum and the Museum of Indian Art and Culture on Camino Lejo off Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. Contact Eric Petersen, Historic Preservation Division (505) 827-4064 for information. May 17 A lecture and slide presentation on "Becoming the Northern New Mexico Landscape: A View from Anthropology, Archaeology, and History" from 3:00 to 4:00 PM at the Inn of the Alameda Conference Room, 303 E. Alameda, Santa Fe. The lecture will examine the development of the Northern New Mexico landscape as a celebration of cultural-historical traditions. Corporate Sponsor: Schepps New Mexico. Contact Cherie Scheick at the Rio Grande Foundation for Communities and Cultural Landscape (505) 984-8086 for information. May 18 and 19 Tour two Archaic petroglyph sites located atop Glorieta Mesa near Pecos. There are over 200 petroglyphs at each site. Recent excavations at both sites via the Forest Service's Passport in Time program have revealed more petroglyphs and have dated the sites as about 5,000 years old. Some of the petroglyphs also appear to have archaeoastronomical connotations (i.e., marking sunrises and sun- sets at the solstices and equinoxes). Meet at the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District office in Pecos, on Highway 63 about three blocks south of the Highway 63/223/50 intersection, at 9:00 AM. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, soft-soled shoes, jacket, and camera. High clearance vehicles are required, and 4x4 may be necessary depending on weather/road conditions. Each site is about an hour drive from Pecos and then a short walk off the dirt road. The tour lasts about 5 hours, or until about 2:00 PM. Reservations are required; call Brent Able at the Santa Fe National Forest (505) 757-6121 to sign up. Each tour is limited to 25 people. May 19 Self-guided walking tours of the historic residential neighborhoods of Santa Fe. Each tour will be designed by the neighborhood itself. Participating neighborhoods will include Don Diego, Don Gaspar, Greater Callecita, and Old Santa Fe Trail. Maps will be available from noon to 4:00 PM at central points throughout the neighborhoods; exact locations will be announced at a later date. Contact Karen Heldmeyer of the Don Gaspar Neighborhood Association (505) 982-3968 for information. May 19 Self-guided tours of Historic Santa Fe Foundation-owned properties: El Zaguan (545 Canyon Road), the Delgado House (124 W. Palace Avenue), theTully House (136 Griffin Street at Grant Avenue), and the Cross of the Martyrs (Paseo de la Cuma) from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Maps are available at each property. Wear comfortable walking shoes; refreshments will be available at El Zaguan. Contact Lois Snyderman, Executive Director of the Historic Santa Fe Foundation (505) 983-2567 for information. TAOS AREA May 17 International Museum Day celebration at the Millicent Rogers Museum. Hands-on programs all day by Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and local archaeologists from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The Museum is located four miles north of Taos Plaza at 1504 Museum Road; admission is free for this event. Contact Bob Bonney at the Museum (505) 758-2462 for information. CENTRAL NEW MEXICO ALBUQUERQUE AREA May 11-19 See the results of 30 years of collecting wood carvings and other items, including an amazing animated miniature wood-carved 1880's Western Town and Three Ring Circus, at the Tinkertown Museum from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily. $2.50 adult admission, $2.00 Senior, $1.00 for children ages 4-16 will get you into the museum, potter's studio, and Old West country store and gallery housed in a building made of 45,000 glass bottles cemented together. Tinkertown is located along the Turquoise Trail on NM 536 on the road to Sandia Crest (take Interstate 40 east of Albuquerque to the Cedar Crest exit [NM 14]; go north six miles and left on NM 536; follow the signs). Contact Carla Ward, Tinkertown Museum (505) 281-5233 for information. May 11-19 Display of archaeological artifacts from the Corrales area at the Corrales Library on La Entrada Road during daily library hours. Contact Mary P. Davis, Corrales Historic Preservation Committee (505) 898-5017 for information. May 12-19 The Moriarty Historical Museum will feature, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily, a photo exhibit entitled "An Enduring Strength: A Tribute to our Pioneer Mothers," highlighting through photographs and text the homesteading mothers who struggled to carve out the new community of Moriarty in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Moriarty is located 32 miles east of Albuquerque; the Museum is on Central Street (Old Route 66). Contact Susie McComb, Moriarty Historical Museum (505) 832-4764 for information. May 12 A full day of special activities including the Tewa Indian Women's Choir, the Acoma Intercultural Dancers, the Zuni Alla Maidens, and a weaving demonstration by Paul Enciso, Apache, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Free museum admission for all mothers. The Center is located at 2401 12th Street, NW (one block north of Interstate 40), in Albuquerque. Contact Sherrie Bowman at the Center (505) 843-7270 for information. May 16 Forum and open discussion of the issue of loss of archaeological sites in Corrales, and possible ways to prevent this loss, at 7:00 PM in the Old San Ysidro Church on Old Church Road in Corrales. The forum will include information on sites already known and Corrales history. Contact Mary P. Davis, Corrales Historic Preservation Committee (505) 898-5017 for information. May 18 and 19 Walking tours, art shows, and more! Visit three neighborhood sub-areas of the Huning Highland Historic District in Albuquerque, focusing on exterior architecture and architectural details of historic turn-of-the-century Victorian homes. Three homes will be open for interior tours. Meet at Botts Hall at the northwest corner of Edith Blvd. and Central Avenue, time to be announced. Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes. An opening presentation and slide show will precede the walking tours at Botts Hall in the Special Collection s Library. The tours are co-sponsored by the Albuquerque Conservation Association and the Huning Highland Historic District Association. Contact Ann Carson (505) 242-1143 or Sophia Peron (505) 242-1530, Albuquerque Conservation Association to register for tickets and for information. May 18 Field trip to site of the historic "New Mexico Salt Company" on the Las Salinas Land Grant east of Willard. View the remains of buildings and salt drying vats and associated equipment. Experience this interesting early- to mid-1900's attempt to extract commercial quantities of salt from a fascinating nearby salt lake. Meet at the Willard Cantina at 8:30 AM (take Interstate 40 east to Moriarty, then south on NM 41 to junctions with US 60 between Mountainair and Willard, then east on US 60 to the Cantina). Park on the east side of the parking lot east of the Cantina; group will car-pool from there. Bring water, sunscreen, wind jacket, walking shoes, sun glasses, hat, lunch, camera, binoculars, and a high-clearance vehicle. Tour will last until about 11:00 AM. Contact Waynette Burnett (505) 384-2621 or Jerry Shaw (505) 384-2621, Torrance County Archeological Society to register and for information. May 18 Guided tours from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM of Tijeras Pueblo, an archaeological site dating from the 1300's. Hands-on educational activities for all ages including pottery-making demonstrations and a simulated excavation box. From Albuquerque, drive east on Interstate 40 for 7 miles to Tijeras exit 175, turn south on NM 337 and drive to the Sandia Ranger Station. Tijeras Pueblo is located behind the Ranger Station. Bring sunscreen and comfortable shoes. Contact Dana Howlett, Sandia Ranger Station (505) 281-3304 for information. May 18 The National Park Service will present a guided interpretive tour of the Tenabo Ruins, a Tompiro Indian pueblo site atop a high mesa. Meet at the visitors center of the Abo Unit of Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument at 1:00 PM (about nine miles west of Mountainair, on NM 513 just off US 60). Bring water, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and good walking shoes; a high-clearance vehicle is suggested. The ruins are on private property. All participants must stay with the tour group; rattlesnakes are in the area. The tour is limited to 30 people. Contact Ernestine Sisneros, National Park Service (505) 847-2400 to register and for information. May 19 A walking tour of Kiwanis Cabin, a stone shelter built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936. The Cibola National Forest rehabilitated the structure in 1994 and 1995. A talk will focus on the history of the cabin and CCC, as well as the rehabilitation efforts. Meet at 1:00 PM in front of the restrooms at the Crest (from Albuquerque, drive west on Interstate 40 to the Turquoise Trail exit (NM 14); turn north on NM 14 and drive several miles to NM 536 (scenic highway); turn west onto NM 536 and drive to the Sandia Crest). Bring sturdy hiking shoes, hat, sunscreen, light jacket, and water for a round-trip hike of about 1 mile. Contact Cynthia Buttery Benedict, Cibola National Forest (505) 761-4650 for information. BERNALILLO AREA May 11 Join the New Mexico Volunteers for the Outdoors and help with adobe preservation work on the kiva and ruins at Coronado State Monument from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Bring hat, sunscreen, work clothing, lunch, and drinking water. The Monument is located one mile northwest of Bernalillo off Interstate 25 on NM 44. Contact Jose Guzman, Coronado State Monument (505) 867-5351 to register and for information. May 18 Bruce McHenry will give a hands-on demonstration on how to make adobe bricks, and will speak about adobe plasters from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Bring hat, sunscreen, work clothing, lunch, and drinking water. The Monument is located one mile northwest of Bernalillo off Interstate 25 on NM 44. Contact Jose Guzman, Coronado State Monument (505) 867-5351 to register and for in- formation. FORT SUMNER AREA May 11 Two presentations sponsored by the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities. The first, from 7:00 to 7:30 PM, is by Joanna Pace of New Mexico State Monuments on the progress and potential economic impact of the Bosque Redondo Memorial Project on De Baca County. The second, from 7:30 to 8:30 PM, is by Robert Julyan of the New Mexico Place Names Committee on the connections between the history and values of cultures and place names in the De Baca County area. The presentations will be given at the Valley Community House next to the Old Fort Sumner Museum (US 60/84 east of Fort Sumner two miles, then south on Billy the Kid Road 3 miles); refreshments will be served. Contact Ira Rabke, Fort Sumner State Monument (505) 355-2573 for information. GALLUP-GRANTS AREA May 11 Explore the Past -- Meet us at the El Malpais Ranger Station 9 miles south of Interstate 40 on NM 117 (exit 89) at 10:00 AM. From here we will caravan about 25 miles to the Cebolla Wilderness boundary. This will be a 4-mile round-trip hike that will explore the cultural connections at El Malpais. We will hike to the Dittert Site, a Chacoan Outlier, and then continue on to the historic Armijo Homestead. Plan on eating lunch at the homestead. This is a moderate hike. Bring good hiking shoes, plenty of water, lunch, camera, sunscreen, hat, and be prepared for unpredictable weather. Contact Karen Davis, Bureau of Land Management (505) 287-7911 to register and for information.