Fiestas de Santa Fe

Historical Fiesta Lecture

17th Century New Mexico




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During the final phase of the Spanish conquest of New Mexico, Governor Diego de Vargas parlayed diplomatic relations with the Pueblo factions in pursuit of his goal of a governable province. Join us as State Historian Rick Hendricks examines the complex political landscape of late 17th Century New Mexico.

This annual lecture is free to members of the Palace Guard; $5 others, at the door. Come early: There are no reservations, and seating is limited. For more information please visit the New Mexico History Museum website. This event is sponsored by the Palace Guard.

Please note: Lecture end-time is estimated.