Chimney Rock Interpretive Association (CRIA) is proud to host a special presentation given by Larry Baker on the Ancient Astronomical Observatory at Salmon Pueblo on Thursday, March 9th. Focus will expand to include the development of the structure, details of the architecture, and Salmon’s relationship to Chaco Canyon on Thursday. The lecture is free of charge and will take place at 7:00pm, following CRIA’s potluck at 6:00pm at the Pagosa Springs Ross Aragon Community Center located at 451 Hot Springs Blvd.
From 1993 to the present, Larry L. Baker has served as the Executive Director of the San Juan County Archaeological Research Center and Library at Salmon Ruins. The Research Center and Library as well as the 11th-century pueblo, pioneer homestead, and Heritage Park are owned by San Juan County, New Mexico, and managed under a lease agreement by the San Juan County Museum Association (501
The public is invited to join CRIA for their potluck preceding the lecture at 6:00pm. Please bring your favorite dish to share and join our volunteers to learn more about this non-profit organization which operates the interpretive program at Chimney Rock National Monument in partnership with the USDA Forest Service and the San Juan National Forest.