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Cultural Programs

Fieldtrip to the Historic Animas City Cemetery- October 26th

The San Juan Mountains Association and the La Plata County Historical Society are
hosting a presentation and fieldtrip to the historic Animas City Cemetery on Saturday,
October 26th. The event will start with a presentation at the historic Animas Museum
followed by a guided tour of the Cemetery. The Cemetery dates from 1877, before
the founding of Durango. Some of the 'residents' of the Cemetery include outlaws,
many members of pioneer families and Civil War veterans. Participants will learn
about historic cemeteries, the history of the Animas City Cemetery, and the on-going
research and educational projects about the Cemetery. Registration is required for
this event and the cost of the session is $25/person. For additional information,
please contact Ruth Lambert at SJMA at 385-1267. CANM

 

 

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