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April Events

Wed Apr 3, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Friends of History Wednesday Lecture Series

Onate & Villagra: 1598 New Mexico

Please join Dr. Thomas E. Chavez, Former Director, Palace of the Governors Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Former Executive Director, National Cultural Hispanic Center, for a "repeat performance" ON-LINE talk originally presented by Southwest Seminars on May 5, 2003., as part of our Friends of History Lecture Series. Chavez discusses Captain Gaspar Pérez de Villagra and his narrative epic poem, Historia de La Nueva Mexico, which focuses on the early days of Juan de Onate’s 1598 expedition to colonize northern New Mexico.

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