Wagon journey to the Navajo Valley

Photo courtesy Fitzhugh family Mr. Fitzhugh built this home in 1912 to replace his earlier log home. Pictured are Kate, Hattie, Henry, Francis and Statia Fitzhugh circa 1914-15.

Photo courtesy Fitzhugh family
Mr. Fitzhugh built this home in 1912 to replace his earlier log home. Pictured are Kate, Hattie, Henry, Francis and Statia Fitzhugh circa 1914-15.

Editor’s note: The Pagosa Springs SUN printed a special presentation of narrative profiles of Pagosa Springs pioneers in celebration of the town’s centennial in 1991. The profiles were based on family records, earlier writings and remembered family lore, rather than historical research. 

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This story was posted on July 21, 2016.