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Dominguez y Escalante Bicentennial Expedition Collection

Identifier: AC 574

Scope and Content

Collection contains material associated with a 1976 trail ride commemorating the original 1776 Dominguez y Escalante Expedition trail through New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona. This material documents the preliminaries and life on the trail through diaries, journals, and newspapers.


  • 1976

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Historical Information

The Dominguez y Escalante Bicentennial Expedition (DEBE) was organized to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original expedition. The twelve participants traveled by horseback for six months, following the 1776 trail as closely as possible. Along the way they were welcomed by many towns and organizations with ceremonies and celebrations.


1 linear foot

Finding Aid of the Dominguez y Escalante Bicentennial Expedition Collection, 1976
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090