Yesterday, I took Sage to a local historic house
for some photos in her Saige outfit.
for some new photos.
I had not noticed as a physical particle ended up
on my camera lens. I now have a new goal to bring
the cloth to wipe my lens if I need to!
with the building behind her.
the tall corn stalks were impressive! They must
be ready to harvest soon! They were in a field
near a covered wagon and hornos.
about the history of the house. I joined them, and then walked
around for photos after our tour.
It was a part of the territorial period with Spanish,
Anglo, and Native American families.
John Lorenzo Hubbell, who grew up with his family here
before founding the Hubbell Trading Post in the Navajo Nation
in 1878. His father was Anglo and his mother was Spanish. He
spoke English, Spanish, and Navajo.
much of the 20th century. It was rebuilt, repaired,
and opened as a historic home and cultural center in 2007.
One room is currently set up for the speakers
that come for presentations in the community.
One person did weaving and embroidery like those
used in the history of the state.
Sage loved the bison that was done as colcha embroidery!
The artist also had done a traditional shirt once used
in this region. It was woven. Once it fell apart, it
may have been used for other purposes, like a back blanket
for a donkey!
and trading post in this location. We learned about
how it was used before the time of cash registers!
Next to this room was Sage's favorite
inside room to visit!
The docent, who I had several conversations with,
later told me that I could have gone to the other
side of the rope! I could have posed Sage next the trunk,
even it meant a temporary movement of the carriage!
in the drawers with a clear cover over them.
out the stereoscope while we were with him.
this room only has toys that boys might have used during
this time period? I see girl toys, too!
Maybe it was open for a breeze, and maybe the docent
left it open so I knew I could go out on the patio!
We visited the docent again in the kitchen!
on it and the docent had his laptop plugged in and on the table.
These are Google images of the kitchen.
Sage posed in the adobe windows on the side with the sun.
Isn't the adobe wall thick?
experience than just posing for photos in front of the adobe
walls in a historic home.