SdCNHA Offers Grants for Development Projects

By |2020-04-20T14:02:34+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area 2021 Grant Cycle Opens April 1, 2020   Grants awarded from Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) are intended to encourage local cultural and historic heritage preservation activities, educational programs, and support Heritage Tourism within the heritage area. Our past grantees have used Read more

Warshauer Mansion

By |2020-05-26T21:45:54+00:00February 18th, 2020|

Fred Warshauer was born in Posen, Germany in 1859, he lived in poverty until he came to the United States and settled in Conejos County in 1879. When he settled in the United States he hardly knew any English. He was employed by a local mercantile, where he learned English Read more

SdCNHA Welcomes Executive Director

By |2019-07-09T20:56:54+00:00July 9th, 2019|

“The Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Julie Chacon as Executive Director of the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area(SdCNHA). A native of the San Luis Valley, Julie possesses an extensive understanding of the region’s culture. Her work with SdCNHA over the past several years will […]

Maestas Case

By |2019-07-08T19:47:06+00:00July 8th, 2019|

By SYLVIA LOBATO CONEJOS/ALAMOSA — The nation’s earliest and longest-unheralded victory in the war against educational segregation took place in the San Luis Valley between 1912 and 1914 and the big winners were Alamosa’s children. In 1914, “The Denver Catholic Register” called the decision “historic,” noting that it “was the […]

SdCNHA Executive Director Search–Job Description

By |2019-10-21T10:13:43+00:00April 16th, 2019|

  Employer Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) was formed through legislation that will preserve and promote the cultural, historical, and recreational resources of the area of three Counties in the San Luis Valley. Position SdCNHA Executive Director Type Professional Opportunities Location […]

SdCNHA Welcomes Interim Executive Director Julie Chacon

By |2019-10-21T10:15:24+00:00April 4th, 2019|

  The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area welcomes Interim Executive Director Julie Chacon.  Ms. Chacon will provide strong leadership, communications and initiative during this time of transition following the departure of Executive Director Tori Martinez. Ms. Chacon, a San Luis Valley Native originally from Capulin, has 5 years experience […]