Interpreting the Borderlands of Southern Colorado

FORT GARLAND — On Wednesday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mess Hall at Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center, Dr. Nick Saenz, professor of history at Adam State University will present “Interpreting the Borderlands of Southern Colorado.”
Dr. Saenz is a consultant for the Borderlands Exhibit, which is a three-site project. It opened at El Pueblo Museum in May and will open in Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center and The Trinidad History Museum 2019. The three sites will focus on local issues of the Borderlands story.
Dr. Saenz with discuss some of the concepts of borderlands in general, discuss the significance of the San Luis Valley as a borderland and discuss some of the challenges and opportunities presented by working in a space like the Fort Garland Museum.
This free event is sponsored by the Friends of Fort Garland Museum. For more information contact Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center at 719-379-3512.

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