Volunteer Voices: Jerry Kerr

Volunteer Jerry Kerr

I was born on October 25, 1949. I am entering my seventh season as a volunteer at El Rancho de las Golondrinas, and anxiously awaiting the end of the COVID-19 social distancing measures. I began volunteering at the ranch because of my abiding interest in the preservation and promotion of New Mexico’s distinctive history. My…

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Historian Tom Chavez Receives Honor from Spain

Historian Thomas Chavez

Historian and Las Golondrinas Board member Dr. Tom Chavez has again been honored by Spain for his work.  Dr. Chavez was nominated and unanimously accepted into Spain’s Real Academia de la Historia as an “academic correspondent”.  This is special because it not only recognizes the contributions of an American historian but also because in 1784, Benjamin Franklin…

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