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Coronado & Jemez                                             HISTORIC  SITES


Coronado is open Wednesday through Monday. 

Jemez is open Wednesday through Sunday,

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Coronado Site Trails Map


The Friends Welcome you!  Visit the Coronado Historic Site or the Jemez Site to enjoy and learn from each area and, as a Friend, participate at no cost in hikes, trips, lectures, and have the opportunity to join us in other activities.  Become a Friend by simply sending us your contact information HERE and letting us know your interests.  We have lots to do!

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Thank You!

FCHS Events for February

Field Trip - February 11 -  to Albuquerque Museun's   "Cost to Coast to Coast"

An exhibition of Canadian Native art with works from the artists of
from the First Nations, Inuit and Metis tribal communities from the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.  An Albuquerque Museum docent will give us the backstory of the artists and their work


Work of both historic and contemporary artists living and working between the Atlantic, Pacific and Artic Coasts. The collection features artwork with bright paint, prints, sculptures, masks, rattles, headdresses, wood cutouts, ceramics and the LED firebox with transmounted lighted chromogenic transparency.

GROUP SIZE: 12 current FCJHS members.
PARKING: Available at adjacent lot (no fee)
TOUR: 1 ½ hour morning tour with experienced docent, Carol Chamberland
WHERE: The Albuquerque Museum, 2000 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque
FEE: None.
SIGN UP: Pat Harris-
DETAILS: Will be emailed after signing up.

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There is now a Wait List for this field trip.  If you are still interested, sign up using the address below.  A second trip will be scheduled if enough people sign up.

The Friends of Coronado & Jemez Historic Sites invite you...

Lecture - Sunday February 25, 2024 - Laura Gilpin, Photographer Extraordinaire

Laura Gilpin, the author of four photography books including The Enduring Navaho published in 1968 when she was 77 years old, carved her own artistic path as a photographer of the western landscape that includes portraits, still lifes, commercial documentaries, printmaking and aerial photography.   


Her life and work will be presented by Deborah Blanche, Chautauqua Performer, as a one-woman show, set in 1954, that combines slides of Gilpin’s  famous photographs as well as behind-the-camera stories of a lady ahead of her time in many ways.

SPEAKER: Deborah Blanche, a New Mexico actor and storyteller, has created Chautauqua interactive programs since the mid-1970’s.

Blanche studied theatre in England and has toured throughout the

United States. In 1988, she received the YWCA’s Woman on the

Move award for her contributions to the arts in New Mexico. Blanche’s performances combine her love of history, women’s stories and theater. “Answering questions as the character is my favorite part of each presentation", Deborah explains.

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 Martha Liebert Public Library

124 Calle Malinche, Bernalillo.

Masks are discretionary, refreshments will be served, and there is an elevator to the event meeting room on the 2nd floor.

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Deborah Blanche as Laura Gilpin


Programs at the Coronado & Jemez Historic Sites

-- At Coronado --

-- At Jemez --


Enjoy one or more of planned weekly and monthly activities at each site. These brief descriptions include days and times, contact information, plus what's involved. 


Programs for 2024 will be announced in Febreuary.


Monthly Programs at Jemez will resume March 2024

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We feature jewelry and crafts that are made by indigenous and local artisans. We have books for all ages, toys, and gifts for special occasions.  Profits from sales are used to help the historic sites with preservation and education.


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Open Wednesday - Monday
11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Call:  505-771-0416 for further information

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