- By Richard E. Peck

The New Mexico Experience: 1598 1998: The Confluence Of Cultures

  • Title: The New Mexico Experience: 1598 1998: The Confluence Of Cultures
  • Author: Richard E. Peck
  • ISBN: 9780966114201
  • Page: 366
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The New Mexico Experience The Confluence Of Cultures In twenty two years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock Juan de Onate led a group of Spanish explorers to the banks of the Rio Grande near what is today the town of Espanola and establi

    In 1598, twenty two years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Juan de Onate led a group of Spanish explorers to the banks of the Rio Grande near what is today the town of Espanola and established a permanent settlement This year marks the 400th anniversary of Onate s arrival, and this book celebrates the state s four centuries In addition to tracing the great swIn 1598, twenty two years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Juan de Onate led a group of Spanish explorers to the banks of the Rio Grande near what is today the town of Espanola and established a permanent settlement This year marks the 400th anniversary of Onate s arrival, and this book celebrates the state s four centuries In addition to tracing the great sweep of history, the author offers portraits of the people famous, infamous, anti ordinary alike, explorers, missionaries, outlaws, cowboys, and capitalists who have contributed to the mosaic that is contemporary New Mexico.

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