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Southwestern Guesthouses on 265 Acres
near Silver City, New Mexico
overlooking Bear Creek and the Gila Wilderness

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Category Archives: mining

THE BEAUTY OF A MID-WINTER HIKE IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO

  EXPERIENCING JANUARY LIGHT AND SHADOW ALONG MINERAL CREEK Southwest New Mexico: A Hiker’s Paradise One of the great things about Southwestern New Mexico is that one has access to incredible hiking opportunities almost 365 days a year. With over … Continue reading

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A HIKE UP LITTLE DRY CREEK IN THE GILA FOREST

 A THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY HIKE UP LITTLE DRY CREEK IN THE MOGOLLON MOUNTAINS OF THE GILA NATIONAL FOREST IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO Finding Nature’s Treasure Where Early Miners and Prospectors Toiled A HIKE FOR THE OVERINDULGENT The day after Thanksgiving dawned … Continue reading

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FLUORITE MINING IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO

  SEARCHING FOR CRYSTALS AND HISTORY IN THE GILA FLUORITE DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO THE GILA FLUORSPAR DISTRICT AND THE GILA FLUORSPAR MILL It was June of 1943 and the United States was now deep into its second year … Continue reading

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