History of the San Antonio River Walk In September 1921, a disastrous flood along the San Antonio River took fifty lives. Plans were then developed for flood control of the river. Among the plans was to build an upstream dam (Olmos Dam) and bypass a prominent bend of the river in the Downtown area (between present day […]
In September I went on a PCT Tours trip to Canyon De Chelly. When we arrived we were met by our guide, a native Navajo who not only was born in the Canyon (1938) but still lives there. As he took us through this beautiful Canyon with sand stone cliff’s up to 1000 feet high, he talked about the history of his home “The Canyon”. That night we had dinner with a Navajo husband and wife who each talked about growing up on the Reservation. The next day they took us to the Navajo Nations Chamber where we met and talked with the President of the Navajo Nation. Thank you PCT Tours for arranging such a wonderful trip.