Santa Fe Trail 2016 Conference


Santa Fe Trail Travelers and Their Descendants

Las Vegas, New Mexico, June 15-18, 2016

Sponsored by Las Vegas Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation
and Fort Union National Monument
in cooperation with
Santa Fe Trail Association
Historical Society of New Mexico
New Mexico Genealogical Society


Download a PDF copy of our registration form here: Santa Fe Trail Conference Registration Form


Francisca Lopez Kimball
An early traveler on the Santa Fe Trail from
New Mexico to Missouri


Conference Schedule (Preliminary)

Wednesday, June 15

12:00-5:30PM

Registration—Lobby, Ilfeld Auditorium

3:00PM

Opening Session—Welcome
Opening Address by Henrietta Martinez Christmas, President, New Mexico Genealogical Society, Historian, Genealogist, Descendant

5:30-7:00PM

Reception and Mixer—SERF

7:30PM

Movie, Ilfeld Auditorium


Thursday, June 16

8:00AM

Registration—Lobby, Ilfeld Auditorium

8:30-10:00AM

Session One—Ilfeld Auditorium
Leslie Bergoff     Magoffin Family
James Abreu     Abreu, Beaubien, Wildenstein
Richard Melzer     Students on the Trail

10:00-10:30AM

Break—Lobby, Ilfeld Auditorium

10:30-12:00AM

Session Two—Ilfeld Auditorium
Mary Penner     Henry O'Neill
Charles Becknell     William Becknell
Gloria Martinez     May Hays

12:00-1:00PM

Lunch— NMHU Student Center

1:00-2:30PM

Session Three—Ilfeld Auditorium
Michael Taylor     Romero/Delgado Family
Mary Outten     Damaso Lopez and family
Susan Ward     Isaac and Katie Bowen

2:30-3:00PM

Break—Lobby, Ilfeld Auditorium

3:00-4:30PM

Session Four—Ilfeld Auditorium
Karl Laumbach     Andreas Detlef Laumbach
Janet McQuitty     Richens Lacy “Uncle Dick” Wooten
George Bayless     Mary Donoho

6:30PM

Dinner—Plaza Hotel


Friday, June 17

8:00AM

Registration—Lobby, Ilfeld Auditorium

8:30-10:00AM

Session Five—Ilfeld Auditorium
Larry Marken     Alexander Grzelchowski “Padre Polaco”
Joseph Meany     Jeremiah Stokes
Diana Dunn     Alexander and Lucy Hatch

10:00-10:30AM

Break—Lobby, Ilfeld Auditorium

10:30-12:00AM

Session Six—Ilfeld Auditorium
Kenneth Miller     Lucien Maxwell
Tony Juarez     Jose Antonio Chavez
Betty Sayre     Smith Archibald Sayre

12:00-1:00PM

Lunch—NMHU Student Center

1:00-2:30PM

Session Seven—Ilfeld Auditorium
Sandra Hess     Ezekiel Williams
John Grassham     Charles Beaubien
Christine St. Vrain     St. Vrain Family

2:30-3:00PM

Break—Lobby, Ilfeld Auditorium

3:00-4:30PM

Session —Ilfeld Auditorium
Keith Dochterman     William Bent and Owl Woman
Gurule     To be determined
Pete Laumbach     Lafayette Head

6:00PM

Buffalo Dinner—Fort Union National Monument


Saturday, June 18—Fort Union Days

8:00AM-4:00PM

Kids Tent Activities – Santa Fe Trail Game, Corn Husk Dolls, Whirly Gigs, Sun Dials and More
Living History Encampment—Demonstrations, Talks, Programs
Exhibitors Area

9:30AM

Fort Tour—1.25 mile, Ranger-led tour of the remnants of Fort Union

10:00AM

Raising of the Colors—Flag Ceremony with cannon fire

10:30-11:00AM

Nineteenth Century Artillery and Small Arms Demonstrations

11:30AM

Francois-Marie Patorni French Fur Trappers

12:45PM

Timothy Kimball 1846 German Soldiers

1:30PM

Blain Bachman The Mormon Battalion

2:30PM

What They Carried: Food and Supply on the Santa Fe Trail

4:30PM

Lowering of the Colors

6:00PM

Park Closes


Sunday, June 19 Fort Union Days


For information: 505-425-8803, lvhistoric@gmail.com, www.lvcchp.org; full program and
registration information will be posted as soon as available.

Santa Fe Trail 2016 Conference Blog
https://sfttravelersblog.wordpress.com/


Download a PDF copy of our registration form here: Santa Fe Trail Conference Registration Form

SANTA FE TRAIL TRAVELERS AND THEIR DESCENDANTS CONFERENCE
REGISTRATION FORM
JUNE 15 – JUNE 18, 2016
MAIL WITH PAYMENT TO:
LAS VEGAS CITIZENS COMMITTEE FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION
FORT UNION NATIONAL MONUMENT
ATTENTION: GERI MADRID
P.O. BOX 728
LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO 87701
(505) 425-8803

______ # Registrations FULL PACKAGE (all sessions and meals) @ $170.00 each = $____________
______ # Wednesday Opening Reception @ $20.00 each = $____________
______ # Thursday Sessions @ $45.00 each = $____________
______ # Friday Sessions @ $45.00 each = $____________
______ # Thursday Lunch @ $15.00 each = $____________
______ # Thursday Dinner @ $30.00 each = $____________
______ # Friday Lunch @ $15.00 each = $____________
______ # Friday Buffalo Dinner at Fort Union National Monument @ $35.00 each = $____________

TOTAL = $____________

MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO LVCCHP OR PAY BY CREDIT CARD
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Name 1 ___________________________________ Name 2 ___________________________________
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Contact Information:
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Teachers and students may attend sessions free (no meals)—REGISTRATION REQUIRED.