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From the June/July 1992 Print Edition

Half a day’s detour to Gran Quivira”and we arrive, near sunset,to find a locked gate across the road.We climb the fence and leave exact changefor maps of the ruins. A sign warnsof rattlesnakes that shelter inthe deep, open rooms and crumbling wallsof the ancient Spanish mission . . . . Continue Reading »