Terrenate and Fairbank
Please join us for a trip to the short-lived Presidio Santa Cruz de Terrenate. Constructed in 1775 as a series of adobe buildings in a walled compound, the presidio was subject to intensive raiding—its inhabitants suffering so greatly that Terrenate was abandoned shortly thereafter. Tour guide Deni Seymour will present the tumultuous history of the use of this area and the presidio, both before and after the arrival of the Spanish. This trip also includes a visit to the nearby ghost town of Fairbank, a boomtown stop-over on the way to Tombstone and Bisbee. The walk into Fairbank is about a 1.4 miles fairly flat. To register for the trip please contact trip leader Cannon Daughtrey. Carpooling will be arranged from Tucson. Trip is limited to 20 members.
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