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With more than 13,000 years of human habitation, New Mexico offers a wealth of historic sites located on vast tracts of land well off the beaten path. As author Robert Julyan observes, not much history has been made from a speeding car, and locations that have to be reached on foot are almost always less altered by parking lots, visitor centers, roadways, or traffic noise.With more than 13,000 years of human habitation, New Mexico offers a wealth of historic sites located on vast tracts of land well off the beaten path. As author Robert Julyan observes, not much history has been made from a speeding car, and locations that have to be reached on foot are almost always less altered by parking lots, visitor centers, roadways, or traffic noise. Written for both outdoor enthusiasts and vicarious travelers, Hiking to History describes the historical significance behind these publicly accessible sites and includes GPS coordinates to enable readers to find each place. Ranging from the state's principal Civil War battlefield at Glorieta to the dirt road where a broken wagon wheel led two young artists to settle in Taos in 1898, the scenes provide an up-close experience of the state's remarkable past....

Title : Hiking to History: A Guide to Off-Road New Mexico Historic Sites
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ISBN : 9780826356857
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 224 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Hiking to History: A Guide to Off-Road New Mexico Historic Sites Reviews

  • Patricia
    2018-12-08 13:06

    A great read about interesting places to wander in New Mexico. I especially appreciated the list of additional books to read at the end of the chapters - now I have a whole new list of books to read!

  • Dave
    2018-12-13 15:25

    Nicely written. Easy reading. Interesting anecdotes and historical facts from all around this particular state of NM. For those determined to hike, the author has included GPS markers for all sites, including those which are totally unmarked today.