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
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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.