Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA)
- The Mojave Chapter hosted its annual Old Spanish Trail Day October 5-7, 2018.
- Attended the PNTS training conference in Vancouver, WA, with representation from six OSTA board members and two staff.
- A 12-year effort, led by ex-Armijo Chapter president James Page, to list a 1776 Spanish inscription in the National Register of Historic Places came to fruition with the site’s formal listing on August 17, 2018.
- Completed two Recreation and Development Strategies for the Mesa/Delta Colorado OST and the Grand County Utah OST.
- The Descendants and Travelers on the Trail Chapter coordinated and compiled historic biographical profiles, accessible at www.oldspanishtrail.org.
- Certified three sites: John Wesley Powell River History Museum in Moab, UT, El Pueblo de Los Angeles, CA, and Juan Matias Sanchez Adobe in Montebello, CA.
- Made an agreement with Southern Utah University to archive OSTA materials through a grant from the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board.
- Hired Lynn Brittner as OSTA Executive Director and Kitty Nicholason as Designer/Editor of “Spanish Traces.” Appointed Dennis Brown, Vice President, and Melinda Arviso-Ciocco, New Mexico State Director, to the OSTA board.
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