Upcoming Events

The Anza Legacy ProjectEstablishing the Juan Bautisa de Anza vs. Cuerno Verde (Green Horn) 1779 Campaign Route through present-day northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado as a National Historic Trail.  Sponsored by the Denver Posse of The Westerners, Wednesday  April 25, 2018 5:30-7:30pm (5:30pm social hour, dinner at 6:00pm, talk at 6:30pm).  Parkhill Golf Course Club House, 4141 E 35th Ave, Denver, CO 80207 (RSVPs required, Reed Weiner, POC).

The Anza Legacy ProjectEstablishing the Juan Bautisa de Anza vs. Cuerno Verde (Green Horn) 1779 Campaign Route through present-day northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado as a National Historic Trail.  Sponsored by the Manitou Springs Branch of the Pikes Peak Library District, Saturday May 5, 2018 (Cinco de Mayo) 11a-noon at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829 (event is free and open to the public, Susan Griswold is the POC).

Ute Indian Prayer Trees, Talk & Book Signing, May 14, 2018 6:30pm hosted by the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps and the Bud Warner Memorial Library, Steamboat Springs Public Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 (event is free and open to the public).

Anza Society International (ASI) 2018 Annual Conference, May 17-19, 2018 (www.AnzaSociety.org) Sagebrush Inn, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM.  Presentation topics include a panel discussion with Dr. James Jefferson, Southern Ute Tribal Elder and John Anderson on Culturally Modified Trees (CMT) and the proposed establishment of the Juan Bautista de Anza vs. Cuerno Verde (Green Horn) 1779 Campaign route as a National Historic Trail (registration is required – event is open to non-members).

Culturally Modified Tree Field Trip (Route 1), Fox Run Regional Park, El Paso County, Colorado, Saturday June 2, 2018 9am-noon, meet at the Rollercoaster Road Trailhead, 1/8th mile south of Baptist/Hodgen Road, sponsored by the Highland Ranch Historical Society, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130 (RSVPs required, contact Nancy Linsenbigler at email: nancy@thehrhs.org / Cost is $15 for members $17 for non-members).

Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) 2018 History Symposium, June 9, 2018 9a-4:30pm, PPLD East Branch Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO (including Robert Finley & Rankin Scott Kelly).  Event is free and open to the public.

Culturally Modified Tree Talk & Book Signing, Little White School House in Conifer, Sunday June 10, 2018 1-2:30pm, sponsored by Conifer Historical Society, Conifer, CO (seating is limited).

Ute Indian Prayer Trees of the Pikes Peak Region, Talk & Book Signing, June 23, 2018 10:30am hosted at the Indian Mountain Community Center, 31 Keneu Ct., Jefferson County, CO

Culturally Modified Tree Field Trip (Route 2), Fox Run Regional Park, El Paso County, Colorado, Saturday July 14, 2018 9am-noon, meet Pavilion 4, directly west of main entrance to Fox Run Regional Park, 2110 Stella Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921.  Sponsored by the Highland Ranch Historical Society, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130 (RSVPs required, contact Nancy Linsenbigler at email: nancy@thehrhs.org / Cost is $15 for members $17 for non-members).

Ute Indian Prayer Trees of the Pikes Peak Region, Talk & Book Signing, July 21, 2018 11am hosted by the Pikes Peak Library District, Manitou Springs Branch, presented at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, CO (event is free and open to the public).

Note:  Many events require RSVPs and sometimes an attendance fee to cover expenses (please contact me if you would like further details: JWA122@comcast.net).  Note to hikers – please wear good hiking shoes, dress in layers, bring plenty of water and possibly something to snack on during the hike.

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