Welcome to New Mexico Legends
New Mexico Legends
was the first "chapter" of Legends of America because of my love of the
Moreno Valley area of
Spending every summer in the Moreno Valley with my grandparents, I fell in
love with the majestic peaks, peaceful silences, and rich history. I
vividly remember huddling around the potbelly stove in my grandparents'
old miner's cabin in
watching papa prepare his tackle box to on his way to
Nest Lake and grandma cooking breakfast on the
cast iron stove.
Grandma was always taking us to see the sites of the area, from
to drinking the cool waters from the log at Clear Creek, watching the
construction crews when
was being built, and exploring the old
where my sister (shame on her) carved her name into the wall in 1967.
This publication is truly a labor of love and a tribute to my deceased
grandparents, Ben and Irene Foster of Stinett,
A nostalgia buff from birth, grandma perpetuated that interest and I've
always known that I longed to learn more about the history of this
beautiful valley and to share my enthusiasm with all of you that are
fortunate to live there and visit.
High Country Legends features stories on the
Day Trips and much, much more. The content
New Mexico's rich history and features many
Enjoy the Land of Enchantment!
Kathy R. Weiser