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Oñate Monument

(Alcalde NM) The monument recognizes the first Colonial Spanish governor, a conquistador Juan de Oñate of New Spain (now Mexico). Nearby in 1598, he established their first settlement in New Mexico. Later, the government center was moved about 15 miles south at Santa Fe for better access to trade routes and the Camino Real. He […]

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Four Corners Monument

Four Corners

(nr Teec Nos Pos, AZ/NN) Four Corners Monument, a Navajo Tribal Park, marks the boundaries between four states and two native nations. Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah all meet at this point; as well as the Navajo Nation and the Ute Mountain Ute lands. It is the only place in the USA where the […]

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Cold Brook Lake CG

Black Hills

(Custer City SD) First stop in the Black Hills was at Jewel Cave National Monument to tour the cave with sparkling rocks. There was a two or three hour wait to get in; even though I arrived early. So, I took a short hike, then decided it wasn’t worth waiting that long. Checked with the […]

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