“First Wednesday” Lecture Series

Hear stories about the amazing diversity of people and events that make up New Mexico’s history.  On the first Wednesday of each month, a leading expert shares experiences and insights about some fascinating aspect of New Mexico’s past. 


Lectures take place in the Auditorium of the New Mexico History Museum, at noon on the first Wednesday of every month.  The Museum is located at 113 Lincoln Ave, one-half block north of the historic Santa Fe Plaza. 

July 3

Dennis Herrick

"Esteban: The African Slave Who Explored America"


August 7

William S. Kiser

"Coast-to-Coast Empire: Manifest Destiny and the New Mexico Borderlands"


September 4

Paul Andrew Hutton

"The Head of Mangas Coloradas, Mimbreno Apache Chief"


October 2

Rick Hendricks

"Lamy's Letters: A New Look at Santa Fe's First Bishop"


November 6

Richard Miller

"Glorieta Pass and the Plot to Assassinate Colonel John Slough"


December 4

Gregory Mac Gregor

"In Search of Dominquez-Escalante"

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