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Old Spanish National Historic Trail triangle-shaped sign depicting a man leading a pack mule against a gold background

Old Spanish National Historic Trail 2021 Highlights

The following highlights were submitted by the Old Spanish Trail Association for events that occurred on the Old Spanish National Historic Trail during the 2021 calendar year: Strengthening Organizations and Partnerships During summer 2021, the National Park Service, National Trails office (NTIR) hosted an intern…

A woman stands outside the Trujillo Adobe with a young boy and girl near the beginning of the 20th Century.

National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2021 ‘America’s Most Endangered Places List’ Includes Sites on NHTs

By Mike Dawson, PNTS Affiliate Member The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) has announced its Most Endangered Places List for 2021 and, out of 11 sites included this year, it includes important sites on two existing, and one proposed, National Historic Trails (NHTs): the…

2020 Old Spanish National Historic Trail Highlights

Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) OUTREACH Media — The Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) filmed video footage documenting segments of the longest waterless stretch of the trail at Emigration Pass and Resting Springs in the Mojave Desert. This video footage will document the Old Spanish…

2019 Old Spanish National Historic Trail Highlights

Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) OUTREACH Programs — OSTA chapters held Old Spanish Trails Days programs, including a new K-12 Charter School Art Contest. NPS created the first Old Spanish Trail Junior Ranger worksheet and converted an OSTA tabletop game to a digital file printed…

Old Spanish NHT: 2018 Highlights

Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) OUTREACH 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…

Old Spanish Trail Association leadership changes hands

by Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from emails with OSTA staff and board The Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) appointed a new Executive Director, Lynn Brittner. Brittner served as the Executive Director for the Santa Barbara Historical Museum from 2014 until recently, and…

Old Spanish NHT 2017 Highlights

Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) OUTREACH Interpretive Wayside — Developed and installed a new wayside at Whitewater and Orchard Mesa trailheads, Mesa County, CO. Programs — Held an interpretive tour for 50 participants in Cajon Pass, San Bernardino County, CA; held the fifth annual OST…