Special Events > Site Tours
La Luz Pottery tour is schedule for May 11th, Friday, at 2:00. A short tour of the facilities will be lead by Pete Eidenbach of the historic La Luz Pottery plant. In recent weeks, the La Luz Pottery was donated to the Tularosa Basin Historic Society. Recognized for its distinctive pottery, roof tiles and flooring during the 1930s to 1950s, this gift offers numerous opportunities for development and service to the community. Come examine the facilities. Please meet at the property Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce/Tularosa Basin Historical Museum next to the Zoo on White Sands Blvd. Car pooling is highly recommended. >
Two tours have been arranged for Sunday, May 13th.
The Oliver Lee Ranch and Fairchild Site tour will meet at the Oliver Lee State Park (Dog Canyon Road) and be led by Pete Eidenbach. Plan to meet at the state park by 10:00 am. Bring water, hat, sun screen, and good walking shoes.
Mike Bilbo will lead a tour to several rock art sites along the Rio Bonito. For those traveling from the Tularosa area, please meet Dave Greenwald at the Tularosa Community Center at 7:30 and caravan to Fort Stanton to meet Mike Bilbo at the Fort Stanton Museum. We will be visiting the Busy Bee Pictograph Site, then Feather Shelter, then Rio Bonito Petroglyph Site 10, and if time allows the main Rio Bonito Petroglyph Site. Car pooling is advised. Please bring water, lunch, hat, sun screen, comfortable walking shoes, and other necessities for a long day of touring some fantastic rock art sites.
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