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Campfire Stories with Carly

True Crime Story

Friday, July 31, 2020

🤠 Night Riders of Rio Arriba County

For the final tale on Campfire Stories with Carly we bring you a story right here from our very own Los Luceros Historic Site! Listen to the epic true story that features bandits, buried treasure, Mary Wheelwright and the hacienda! Thanks for joining us for this series, we hope you have enjoyed!

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, July 31, 2020

Night Riders of Rio Arriba County

🤠 Night Riders of Rio Arriba County

For the final tale on Campfire Stories with Carly we bring you a story right here from our very own Los Luceros Historic Site! Listen to the epic true story that features bandits, buried treasure, Mary Wheelwright and the hacienda! Thanks for joining us for this series, we hope you have enjoyed!

Farming Story

Friday, July 24, 2020

🌶👨‍🌾 Campfire Stories with Carly: Chile Farming in Northern New Mexico

"It's a wonderful thing nature. One little seed will grow a plant, and a plant will give you a thousand seeds in return." - Orlando Casados from The Chile Chronicles by Carmella Padilla. This week on Campfire Stories with Carly, we take a glimpse into the life of a Northern New Mexico Chile Farmer. We learn differences in chile farming between northern and southern New Mexico and about the hard work of running the family farm. Grab your smores and red-chile hot cocoa!

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, July 24, 2020

🌶👨‍🌾 Campfire Stories with Carly: Chile Farming in Northern New Mexico

"It's a wonderful thing nature. One little seed will grow a plant, and a plant will give you a thousand seeds in return." - Orlando Casados from The Chile Chronicles by Carmella Padilla. This week on Campfire Stories with Carly, we take a glimpse into the life of a Northern New Mexico Chile Farmer. We learn differences in chile farming between northern and southern New Mexico and about the hard work of running the family farm. Grab your smores and red-chile hot cocoa!

Letters

Friday, July 17, 2020

🏕🥾Campfire Stories with Carly: Camping with Georgia O'Keeffe and Maria Chabot

"No matter how much one wants, or how carefully one plans to do a thing, when it is done under the sky....the sky determines it" - Maria Chabot, 1943 On this week's Campfire Stories with Carly we listen to Maria Chabot recall her experience camping in the Bisti Badlands, or as O'Keeffe calls it "The Black Place," in a letter she writes to O'Keeffe's husband, Alfred Stiegletz.

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, July 17, 2020

🏕🥾Camping with Georgia O'Keeffe and Maria Chabot

"No matter how much one wants, or how carefully one plans to do a thing, when it is done under the sky....the sky determines it" - Maria Chabot, 1943 On this week's Campfire Stories with Carly we listen to Maria Chabot recall her experience camping in the Bisti Badlands, or as O'Keeffe calls it "The Black Place," in a letter she writes to O'Keeffe's husband, Alfred Stiegletz.

Poems

Friday, July 10, 2020

👨‍❤️‍👨👰Campfire Stories with Carly: New Mexico Poems

Grab your s'mores, jammies, and your hot cocoa! Campfire Stories with Carly brings you new stories from New Mexico each week. This week we are reading a selection of poems that follow the life of Sophia, a woman living her life in the Espanola Valley. Poems are from the book Sophia written by Joan Logghe. What aspects of these poems seem very "New Mexico" to you?

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, July 10, 2020

Poems of New Mexico

👨‍❤️‍👨👰Campfire Stories with Carly: New Mexico Poems

Grab your s'mores, jammies, and your hot cocoa! Campfire Stories with Carly brings you new stories from New Mexico each week. This week we are reading a selection of poems that follow the life of Sophia, a woman living her life in the Espa?ola Valley. Poems are from the book Sophia written by Joan Logghe. What aspects of these poems seem very "New Mexico" to you?

A Spooky Story

Friday, July 3, 2020

🎭👻Campfire Stories With Carly: The Haunted Mask

Campfire Stories with Carly brings you a new story from New Mexico each week. Today's story is a spooky tale about a haunted mask that originates from Cebolla, New Mexico.

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, July 3, 2020

The Haunted Mask

🎭👻Today's story is a spooky tale about a haunted mask that originates from Cebolla, New Mexico.

A Love Story

Friday, June 26, 2020

🤠❤👩‍🔬 Campfire Stories With Carly: A Cowboy and an Archaeologist Find Love

Campfire Stories With Carly brings you a different story from New Mexico each week. This week we feature a love story between Marjorie (Marge) Lambert, the first woman curator of archaeology in the US, and Everett (Jack) Lambert, the cowboy who wrangled her heart.

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, June 26, 2020

An Archaeologist and A Cowboy Find Love

🤠♥👩‍🔬 Campfire Stories With Carly brings you a different story from New Mexico each week. This week we feature a love story between Marjorie (Marge) Lambert, the first woman curator of archaeology in the US, and Everett (Jack) Lambert, the cowboy who wrangled her heart.

New Mexico Spooky Stories

Friday, June 19, 2020

Campfire Stories With Carly: Ghosts in Santa Cruz

🔥👻 Campfire Stories with Carly brings you a new story from New Mexico each week. This week we feature a slighty spooky, yet amusing, story of ghosts from 1892. The story is set in Santa Cruz, New Mexico (not too far from Los Luceros!). Grab some smores and join us around the campfire for this thrilling tail!

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, June 19, 2020

Ghosts in Santa Cruz

👻🔥 Campfire Stories with Carly brings you a new story from New Mexico each week. This week we feature a slighty spooky, yet amusing, story of ghosts from 1892. The story is set in Santa Cruz, New Mexico (not too far from Los Luceros!). Grab some smores and join us around the campfire for this thrilling tail!

New Mexico Folklore Stories

Friday, June 12, 2020

Campfire Stories with Carly: La Llorona and the Basilisk

🔥⛺In this premier video of Campfire Stories with Carly, we explore the spooky myths of La Llorna and The Basilisk! Grab some smores and join us every Friday for more campfire stories from New Mexico.

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, June 12, 2020

La Llorona and the Basilisk

In this premier video of Campfire Stories with Carly, we explore the spooky myths of La Llorna and The Basilisk! Grab some smores and join us every Friday for more campfire stories from New Mexico.

Brought to you by Los Luceros Historic Site

Join Carly Stewart at her campfire as she tells stories that explore the magic of northern New Mexico.