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Kit Carson House

(Taos NM) After many years of adventures in the mountain west, Christopher “Kit” Carson settled at Taos in 1843. There he married young Josefa from a prominent Mexican family; and, they raised seven children in this three room adobe with patio, ramada, and horno. He also had a ranch further east in Rayado NM (near […]

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Grant Wood

(Anamosa IA) I met up with a camping friend who took me for lunch out in the country. Of course, I had to have their famous pork tenderloin sandwich. Wow! It was huge, and so-o-o tasty. It turns out that the famous artist Grant Wood grew up in Anamosa. My friend took me by the […]

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