Tag Archives: Santa Fe

Fiesta de Santa Fe

“It’s older than Christmas!”  The statement sticks out like a sore thumb to this history buff.  My friend Sam and I had taken two weeks off, following Labor Day in 1971, to swing through New Mexico. The main purpose was … Continue reading

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The Villasur Massacre

Accounts of momentous historical events that took place when the area encompassing the present State of Nebraska was claimed by Spain are few and far between.  However there have been sketchy tales about an inauspicious battle about 50 odd miles … Continue reading

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