The Baca / Douglas Genealogy and Family History Blog

19 May 2009

June 20, 2009 NMGS Field Trip

Saturday, June 20, 2009, 10:00 A.M.
El Rancho de Las Golondrinas
This living history museum is in Las Cienega, NM
15 miles south of Santa Fe and 45 miles north of Albuquerque.

The New Mexico Genealogical Society
invites you on a Field Trip to attend:

A Family Reunion,
Families of El Rancho de Las Golindrinas

This day-long event will be hosted by the El Rancho de Las Golindrinas Museum in La Cienega, NM. This museum depicts life of Spanish Colonial New Mexico.

Speakers include local archeologist Dedie Snow, genealogist Henrietta Christmas, and former state historian Robert Tórrez. Additionally, historic interpreter Manuel López will portray Hispanic mountain man “Marcelino Baca”, relating life and times of this 1800’s resident of Colorado and New Mexico.

Advanced registration is required: basic fees are $5.00 per person. Children under five are free. Make checks out to El Rancho de Las Golindrinas and mail to 334 Los Pinos Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507. Please note “Reunion” on the outside of the envelope and include the names and number of family members who will be attending.

For more information, visit the museum website at You may find a registration form at

Directions: Las Golondrinas is 15 miles south of Santa Fe and 45 miles north of Albuquerque. Take Exit 276 and follow the brown "Las Golondrinas" signs. Please Note: due to RailRunner construction, Exit 276 may be closed approaching from Albuquerque. If so, From Albuquerque, you will need to take EXIT 271 and follow "Las Golondrinas" signs. Exit 276, from Santa Fe, will remain open.

The New Mexico Genealogical Society is not sponsoring of this event. We are merely offering information and inviting people to attend. For carpool information, please contact Robert Baca at (505) 299-7883. For a map to the site, visit our website at

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