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Mimbres Ruins

(Lake Roberts NM) The site of ruins from a Mimbres native settlement, now called Vista Village, overlooked Lake Roberts. In their time, it would have been a stream now named Sapillo Creek which empties into the Gila River. A paved walkway went across a hill where the village existed. Signs explained about the place. Not […]

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Dittert Site Ruins

(nr Grants NM) My route took me within about five miles of the Dittert Site Ruins. It was found south of the El Malpaís National Conservation Area, and just inside of the Cebolla Wilderness. A trailhead was found 1 1/2 miles on a dirt 2-track. From the parking spot, it was a hike of about […]

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Fort Bowie

Fort Bowie

(nr Bowie AZ) Fort Bowie was built in Apache Pass between the Chiricahua and Dos Cabezas Mountains near a natural spring. The site was originally occupied by the Butterfield Overland Stage Station, and the Apaches worked with the settlers peacefully. Until a cocky Army lieutenant falsely accused Chocise and his band of a crime. The […]

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