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AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Salazar Designates the Trujillo Homesteads as a National Historic Landmark


January 3, 2012

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the designation of the Trujillo Homesteads – an early Latino settlement in Colorado’s San Luis Valley that holds a high potential to yield archaeological information addressing nationally significant research questions about ethnicity and race on the western frontier – as a National Historic Landmark. The designation comes as part of the Department’s efforts to expand the story of the American Latino within the National Park System. Read More >>