Jemez Springs Receives All-American City Award

From Jemez Thunder, December 01, 1997 CAPTION FOR PLAQUE AWARDED- DECEMBER 1, 1997 PLAQUE AWARDED – National Civic League President Chris Gates, Jemez Thunder editor Kathleen Wiegner and Mayor David Sanchez were in Washington, DC, to receive the All-American City Award on Nov. 18. The Mayor was congratulated by Vice … More Jemez Springs Receives All-American City Award

Via Coeli/Esperanza Ranch/Hotel Clay

The Clay Hotel, also known as the Esperanza Hotel or Esperanza Ranch, was demolished when Via Coeli was built across from what is now Jemez Historic Site. According to information shared by Amie Adams Green, the hotel was under construction starting in 1921, and hot water came directly from the … More Via Coeli/Esperanza Ranch/Hotel Clay

Late 19th and 20th Century Logging in the Jemez Valley: Log Chutes in Area 3

This 2017 report by Thomas Swetnam illustrates the remnants of log chutes in an area just north of Jemez Springs. These log chutes went from the top of Virgin Mesa to a place where they probably tumbled to the valley floor. Click on the following to read the full report.  … More Late 19th and 20th Century Logging in the Jemez Valley: Log Chutes in Area 3