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Sunday, September 12 (Optional Tour)
The High Road to Taos and the Upper Rio Grande Valley


Annual Meeting 2010 AbstractsOptional tour
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8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

SHD members left the La Fonda Hotel for various historical sites in scenic Northern New Mexico. The tour was led by former SHD president and current Santa Fe resident Dennis Reinhartz and David Farmer, formerly the director of the DeGolyer Library at SMU in Dallas and now a resident of the Taos region. There was a separate fee for this tour.

The itinerary for the tour was:

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Santa Fe to Taos via the “old” or “high road” (US 285 and NM 503, 76, 75, and 68) to Taos

SF Opera and Flea Market • Tesuque Pueblo–Camel Rock • Pojoaque Pueblo
Nambe Pueblo • Chimayo • Truchas • Las Trampas • Picurus–Pueblo RevoltDixon--wineries • Rio Grande • Taos

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Great Gorge of the Rio Grande

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Taos Pueblo

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch at the Farmers’ residence in El Prado

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Taos Plaza

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Taos to SF (NM 68 and US 285)

Rancho de Taos–St. Francis of Assisi Church • Embudo Station • Black Mesa—wineries
Ok Owenje (San Juan) Pueblo—first capital of New Mexico and oldest churchEspanola–United Farm Workers • Road to Los Alamos


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