Free Lecture Series

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday February 9, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location
Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Highway 195, Elephant Butte

Contact: Elephant Butte Lake State Park
575-744-5923


All are welcome to attend this free Wednesday evening series. Park fees are waived for attendees. Enter at the main gate and follow the signs to the location.

February 9, 2022: Will Dooley
The History of San Marcial
The ghost city of San Marcial, once located at the north end of Elephant Butte Lake, has a fascinating history. Damsite Historic District staff historian Will Dooley will present.

February 23, 2022: Austin Wilson
Mammals, Great & Small, of Elephant Butte
Ranger Wilson will present myths and facts on javelinas, coyotes, mule deer, jackrabbits, porcupines, desert-dwelling mice, and other mammals.

March 9, 2022: Will Dooley
Women of the Southwest
Dooley will talk about familiar women of the past including Sadie Orchard, Magnolia Ellis and Ma Hopkins.

March 23, 2022: Mario Portillo & Harold Dick
Music of Our Ancestors
Singer/guitarist Portillo and singer/drummer Dick will perform music of their native cultures (Mexican and Apache) and provide some background of each piece.

Cost: free
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