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Los Caminos Antiguos Part of ‘Scenic and Historic Byways’ Exhibit at DIA

Los Caminos Antiguos Part of ‘Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways’ Exhibit

Photo Courtesy of Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport is showing off its 26 Scenic and Historic Byways through a collection of breathtaking color photographs. Two photographs from the Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic and Historic Byway are included in the collection,

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Museum and Visitor Center Now Open

Left to Right: Conejos County Commissioner Mitchell Jarvis, Tori Martinez, Emma Roybal, State Representative Donald Valdez

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the reopening of the Conejos County Museum was held on May 11th, 2018 by Tori Martinez, Executive Director for the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area.

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SdCNHA Grant Deadline is June 1st

Grants from the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area are available to local organizations working to promote the mission of the National Heritage Area. The deadline for applying for a 2019 grant is June 1, 2018. Our past grantees have used grant funds to restore historic buildings; provide historical and cultural interpretation;

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Community Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

The block of San Juan Ave. and Main St. in Alamosa was overflowing with colorful decorations, inviting smells of freshly cooked street food, lively music and cultural dancing this past Saturday for the first Cinco de Mayo Cultural Block Party. Community members began arriving early to find the best seating in anticipation of the performances.

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Conejos County Museum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

 

 

The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area invites the public to join them for the reopening of the Conejos County Museum and new Antonito SdCNHA office on May 11th from 12-3pm. The museum is located at the intersection of HWY 285 and HWY 17 in Antonito,

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Trujillo Homestead

History of the Trujillo Homestead

 

Located in the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area along the western boundary of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve are two historic homesteads that provide a representation of the Hispano-American expansion into the American southwest.

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Celebrate Cindo de Mayo with SdCNHA

The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area, the SLV Brewing Company and the City of Alamosa present a free community block party to celebrate local heritage through music, dance, food, drinks, and good conversation.

On Saturday, May 5th, the block of San Juan Ave between 4th and Main Street,

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Voices of the Valley Features Rancher Gary Sandoval

The Voices of the Valley is an oral history project by the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) that explores and documents the relationship between culture and natural resources in the San Luis Valley, placing emphasis on the particular meanings that inhabitants associate with the communities they live in.  

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SdCNHA 3rd Teacher Workshop a Success!

 

 

On Friday April 6th, the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area and the University of Colorado at Boulder hosted their third teacher workshop in the San Luis Valley.  The workshop focused on stories along Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic and Historic Byway and the Courageous Conversations that can take place in classrooms revolving around those stories.  

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Voices of the Valley features Dennis Lopez

The Voices of the Valley is an oral history project by the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) that explores and documents the relationship between culture and natural resources in the San Luis Valley, placing emphasis on the particular meanings that inhabitants associate with the communities they live in.

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