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Philmont History: The Land, The People, The Saga

July 7 - July 13

Philmont History: The Land, The People, The Saga

Every major activity associated with the opening of the American West happened at Philmont, and every group of people involved in those activities lived or camped on the ranch.  This week-long program will immerse you in that rich history with daily field trips to the very places on and around the ranch where that history actually happened!  Join experts on the local area, Philmont itself, and the Waite Phillips story as they travel to those locations with you to share their knowledge of this historic land and the characters who inhabited it.

Visit the sites where traders and settlers traveled on the Santa Fe Trail at Rayado, fortune seekers sought riches during the gold rush at Baldy Town, dinosaurs and the Anasazi hunted in the North Ponil Canyon, and Waite Phillips and his family created the pinnacle of Scouting.  Hear their stories from historians and subject-matter experts who will bring that history to life for you as you stand in the very footprints of those who lived it.

Lead Instructors: Mark Anderson, 14-year manager of the Philmont Scout Ranch; Mark Stinnett, Philmont historian, author, and board member of the Philmont Staff Association.

Conference Dates: July 7 – 13

Conference Fee: $405 plus housing. Price includes daily trips to the back county.

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July 7
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July 13
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Philmont Training Center
Deer Run Road
Cimarron, NM 87714 United States
Phone
(575) 376-2281
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