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Historic Preservation Board poster contest

Historic Preservation Board poster contest

Pagosa Springs Middle Schoolers display their entries for the Town of Pagosa Springs Historic Preservation Board poster contest. The first place design embodying this year’s theme, “History At Work,” will…

Community roundtable will outline grant availability

By Margaret Gallegos Special to The SUN The State Historical Fund (SHF) supports community heritage through tangible and highly visible historic preservation projects for direct and demonstrable public benefit. Since…

Historic Debs School to host open house

By Jean Taylor Special to The PREVIEW Hinsdale County will have an open house at the historic Debs School on June 11. Come out and visit the old school house,…

Story of gold spread like wildfire

Story of gold spread like wildfire

Apparently, Albert Pfeiffer, the guide for Capt. John N. Macomb’s 1859 exploratory journey through southwestern Colorado, spread the story that gold could be found in the San Juan Mountains. Like…

Take a walk through historic Pagosa Springs

By Margaret Gallegos Special to The PREVIEW “Take a Walk with Us” through the historic town of Pagosa Springs on Sunday, May 18. Community members Twila Brown and Judy James…

Gold was found in the San Juans

Gold was found in the San Juans

Last week, we introduced Capt. John M. Macomb, the army’s chief topographical engineer in New Mexico, who was in command of an 1859 expedition tasked with exploring the eastern portion…

UU topic: Honoring our founding mothers

By Jean Strahlendorf Special to The PREVIEW On Sunday, May 11, the Pagosa Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will present a talk entitled “Honoring our Founding Mothers with an Emphasis on First…

Expedition from Santa Fe to Pagosa

Expedition from Santa Fe to Pagosa

In an earlier column, we began the report of a Captain Augnex (Augney?), who traveled the Old Spanish Trail from New Mexico to California in 1850. We finish Captain Augnex’s…

Old Spanish Trail influenced Pagosa history

Old Spanish Trail influenced Pagosa history

PREVIEW Columnist Donkeys and mules were used to carry freight along the Old Spanish Trail between Santa Fe and Los Angeles during the mid and early 1800s. The trail crossed…

‘History at Work’ is theme of Heritage Month

By Margaret Gallegos Special to The SUN Historic Preservation Month is celebrated nationally during the month of May —a  Colorado tradition. The Town of Pagosa Springs Historic Preservation Board will…