One of the most dramatic eras of New Mexico’s rich history is the Territorial period when the United States raised the American flag on August 18, 1846 over the plaza of Santa Fe for the first time. As an accomplished actress, Van Ann Moore portrays a dynamic women from that period. Dona Tules (Gertrude Barcelo) owned gambling houses in Santa Fe and established close relationships with both Mexican and American leaders. VanAnn Moore draws on this wealth of material to give us an informative and entertaining look through drama and music at a woman’s life in Territorial New Mexico.
Date & Time: May 21, 2023. 2:00 PM
Location: San Ysidro Church, Corrales, NM