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This site was last updated on June 23, 2017.
I added a movie on the French-Swiss settlement in the lower Pecos, see Audio and Video tab.
UPCOMING: (see CALENDAR for details)
June 24, St. Vrain Mill open house.
July 5: Colloquium on Maximilien in France.
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This website is about the history of the French in New Mexico, their history and genealogy. I am seeking to contact descendants and lovers of history for my upcoming book. Please share your knowledge, memories, memorabilia and photographs.