Saturday, July 8 at 6:00pm in the Museum's Historic Courtyard Back by Popular Demand for a Third Summer Mr. Edward Wallace Portrays Mountain Man and Friend of Kit Carson, James Beckwourth. FROM SLAVE TO SUPERSTAR: The Life of James Pierson Beckwourth An inspiring, entertaining, educational and historically accurate portrayal of one of our forgotten heroes. [...]
The Museum acquired an important hand-written speech from Heritage Auctions last year. This original speech was written by Kit Carson's friend and comrade, Pedro Mondragon. In his will, Kit asked that his and Josefa's bodies be disinterred when the weather was cooler and brought to Taos for reburial. On November 30, 1868, Pedro Mondragon read this speech at Kit's grave.
A fantastic resource to supplement your visit, the Museum Guide has been updated and revised for 2016. Always located in the bottom section menu, the Guide is designed to be printed, double sided, on a piece of 8.5 x 11 paper. With background information, map, room guide and membership form, the Guide will get you ready, [...]
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