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Virtual Tour Video Series

Episode 7: Fetterman Archaeological Preserve

Join us on a virtual journey to central New Mexico where you’ll visit the Fetterman Archaeological Preserve, a small pit house village that dates back to the Pueblo I and Pueblo II Periods (750 – 1150 CE). This film also includes a visit to the nearby historical ghost town of Riley/Santa Rita where you’ll meet one of the original residents, Lawrence Aragon and hear about the historical context of the village from Paul Harden from the Socorro County Historical Society.


  • April M. Brown, Southwest Regional Director for The Archaeological Conservancy
  • Mandy Woods, Southwest Regional Field Representative for The Archaeological Conservancy
  • Lawrence and Rod Aragon, Residents of Historic Riley
  • Paul Harden, Socorro County Historical Society

Runtime: 22 minutes 52 seconds (Closed Captions in English)


Fetterman Archaeological Preserve


Central New Mexico

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