ZOOM LECTURE

June 5th, 2021 at 2:00 PM

STAR OF DAVID
ON THE SANTA FE TRAIL

by Naomi Sandweiss



Email Paul Figueroa for log-in details
paulcfigueroa@gmail.com


Interior of Bent's Fort
Southern Colorado

The Taos County Historical Society continues its free, public programs via zoom celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail (1821-2021).

Join us for the presentation “Star of David on Santa Fe Trail” by  Naomi Sandweiss. Both the New Mexico Jewish Society and the History Society of New Mexico are collaborators in this presentation.


Freighters on Santa Fe Trail: Bernard Seligman,
Zadon Staab, Lehman Spiegelberg and Kiowa Scouts

The Santa Fe Trail, celebrating its bicentennial in 2021, has been called the Trail of “Commerce and Conquest”. During this illustrated PowerPoint presentation, Naomi will share the sometimes challenging, dangerous and profitable experiences of Jewish individuals navigating the nearly 900 miles of the Santa Fe Trail, where many eventually made their homes in communities along the way.



Naomi Sandweiss, MA, is a native of New Mexico who is passionate about Jewish history. She is past president of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society, author of Jewish Albuquerque 1860-1960 and numerous articles in publications including Tablet Magazine. Naomi works as Executive Director of Parents Reaching Out, a non-profit organization, and is the parent of two young adults. In 2018, she traveled 500 miles of the Santa Fe Trail, exploring Jewish history along the way.

Announcing
The 2021 Honoree Luncheon

July 11, 2021 at 12:00 Noon

HONORING
50-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
OF
BLUE LAKE'S
RETURN TO
TAOS PUEBLO

Guest Speaker: Vernon Brown
Grandson of Paul J. Bernal


Taos Pueblo Elders at Blue Lake






The Taos County Historical Society is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1952 and dedicated to the
recording and preserving of the irreplaceable in Taos County. Membership is open to anyone upon payment of dues.
For additional information on the programs, activities and history of Taos visit the Society's website at www.taoscountyhistoricalsociety.org

The Society encourages support through membership.

AYER Y HOY
2021 Winter
Issue #49

 

Browse the Ayer Y Hoy's Winter 2021 issue:

• Peter Joseph:
An Unrecognized Entrepreneur
by John B. Ramsey & Corky Hawk

• Peter Joseph-Freemason
by Dave Cordova

•Taos: Melting Pot of the Southwest
by Gilbert Andres Archuleta

• The History of the
Ranchos de Taos Plaza
by Van Dorn Hooker


AYER Y HOY
2020 Summer
Issue #48

Browse the Ayer Y Hoy's Summer 2020 issue:

• Obra de Agricultura
by Michael Miller

• Blue Lake Was A Turning Point
by Rick Romancito

•Evolution of Taos County
by Dave Cordova

• Captain Milton Potts: A Colorful Taoseño
by William Christmas

• A Sweet Refuge
by Jim Levy

• Taos Contributes For Support of the Troops
by Robert J. Torrez


AYER Y HOY
2019 Fall - Issue #47

Browse the Ayer Y Hoy's Fall 2019 issue:

• John Dunn's Story: 1857 - 1953
by Polly Raye

• Our Responsibility to History
by Rick Romancito

• Piñon
by Michael Miller

• The Literary Scene
by T.N. Luther



The Taos County Historical Society was formed in 1952 for the purpose of "... preserving the history of the Taos area...". It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization managed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Monthly meetings, the first Saturday of the month are held at Kit Carson Electric Boardroom with a featured speaker are open to the public and supported through memberships. These are also open to anyone upon payment of annual dues. For more information visit the Society's website, ww.taoscountyhistoricalsociety.org


Taos County Historical Society
has successully launched
"TAOS: A Topical History"

320 pages, 26 chapters and contributors.

Mil Gracias, A THOUSAND THANKS, does not begin to cover the many, many individuals to whom we owe a debt of gratitude. This debt is not only the living but also to those men and women who long ago began to preserve the journals and documents we now depend upon for knowledge of the past: the chroniclers who accompanied the explorers and settlers and who, dusty, tired and hungry, sat in the light of a candle to record in their journals the events of the day and the Franciscan clerics who made detailed reports of their canonical visits to the mission churches of Nuevo México.

Corina A. Santistevan
Acknowledgements in "Taos: A Topical History"

If you would like to order a copy from the
Taos County Historical Society
please send a check for $40 (book+shipping) payable to
Taos County Historical Society and mail to:

Taos County Historical Society
PO Box 2447
Taos, NM 87571






Email us

Phone: (575) 770-0681

PO Box 2447 • Taos, NM 87571