Anza Trail Blog

Archive: Jan 1, 2014 to Jan 31, 2014

Book Review: Herbert Eugene Bolton: Historian of the American Borderlands

Tagged as:   history

Most people interested in Juan Bautista de Anza know the work Herbert Eugene Bolton, California historian from the first half of the… Read more »

Return to Tumacácori – A Touchstone Along the Anza Trail

Tagged as:   Anza Trail Foundation , Arizona , Volunteers

For over four years now, members of our Anza Trail Foundation have spent many hours discussing the importance of the Anza Expedition,… Read more »

Reflections on the 14th National Scenic and Historic Trails Conference in Tucson

Tagged as:   Arizona , Pima County , Recreation Trail , youth

For the past year I’ve been interning with Ron Morfin, the Recreation and Wilderness Lead of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)… Read more »

Volunteers Bring Las Posadas Back to Martinez Adobe

Tagged as:   Contra Costa County , Culture , Volunteers

Volunteers with a Spanish-language choir in Martinez, Calif., brought las posadas, a bilingual holiday program, to park visitors on December 14, 2013.… Read more »

Hike the Anza Trail through the Cardiac Hills of New Almaden Quicksilver

Tagged as:   Recreation Trail , Santa Clara County

A steep climb up, followed by a swift hike down: This 3-mile loop along the Anza Recreation Trail in New Almaden Quicksilver… Read more »

Arizpe, Sonora, Plans Exhumation of Colonel Anza's Remains

Tagged as:   Historic Sites , Mexico

A Q&A with Anza Society President Phil Valdez, Jr.: Q: 2014 is going to see some exciting developments in Arizpe, Sonora, as… Read more »

Anza Days 2013: Discovering Beauty and Family Along the Trail

Tagged as:   ATCA , Arizona , Pima County , Santa Cruz County , Volunteers , equestrian , living history , youth

Editor's note: The October 2013 Anza Days in Santa Cruz County saw an impressive 28 men, women, and children join the Anza… Read more »

Four-Day Kino Cabalgata Rides Along Anza Trail to Magdalena

Tagged as:   Mexico , Missions , Volunteers , equestrian

[Editor's Note: Eusebio Kino's impact in modern-day Sonora and Arizona was felt generations before and after the Anza Expedition; but both of… Read more »