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Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate

November 11, 2016January 22, 2017

In 1598, Juan de Oñate led the last great expedition from Mexico to establish a kingdom north of the Río Grande. Although de Oñate’s attempt to create a new Mexico failed, his expedition led directly to the establishment of roads, cities, and industries that are woven into the texture of the American Southwest. Capturing scenes and sights along the Camino Real from its starting point in Central Mexico to its destination near Taos, New Mexico, Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate includes forty photographs of the Oñate Trail as we see it today, an outline map of the road, and overview text. Camino al Norte is an exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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