Sunday July 9, 2017
Albuquerque, NM 87123
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Albuquerque Historical Society member Roland Penttila explains how the film set turned ghost town came to be, what it looked like and why it may have failed.
Learn more about ABQ's Old West Ghost Town
On July 15th, 1961 an old-west themed amusement park opened along Route 66 east of Albuquerque at the mouth of Tijeras canyon. It only survived for 3 years. Find out more about Roland at http://albuqhistsoc.org.
On Sundays, knowledgeable guides and members of our community lead explorations and offer demonstrations in assortment of fields and specialties. Check back for more events in the Summer Series!