Ep 9, PT 2 Old Spanish Trail - Hot on the Trail of History


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Long before it earned the name Old Spanish Trail, this 2700 mile trade route was one of numerous trails traversed by Native Americans moving across the western landscape. In this PopUp prelude to our full-length podcast on the history and preservation of the Old Spanish Trail, Carl Conner of the Dominguez Archaeological Research Group discusses how the study of Wickiup villages led to the Ute Trails Project, uncovering the layered history of ancient superhighways utilized by a diverse of array of travelers over tens of thousands of years.

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