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   US Hwy. 180 East
     Next to Wendy's
 1103 Superior Street
 Silver City, NM 88061
  505-538-2525                   Courtesy of Silver City Merchants and Zia Publishing Corp.
                                             Cover photo taken at the Orchid Cafe.
Weelearts                               Blue Dome Gallery                    Elemental Arts                         Art & Conversation

Azurite Gallery                         Last Day In Paradise                 Eklektikas                             Silver Spirit Gallery

Lois Duffy Art                          Bloomin’ Gourdworks                  Leyba & Ingalls ARTS                   Creations and Adornments

D OWNTOWN                               TEXAS STREET                         YA N K I E S T R E E T                 BULLARD STREET

WEELEARTS                               BLUE DOME GALLERY                    ELEMENTAL ARTS                         ART & CONVERSATION
Contemporary Ceramics and Mixed         Contemporary Fine Craft, Art         Fine Arts & Crafts; Gourds, Pottery,   Contemporary craft gallery
Media. Call for an appointment.         and fine decor.                      Textiles, Paintings and Furniture.     featuring Janey Katz’s Critters from
                                        Open Wed.-Mon. 11am-5pm              Mon. - Sat. 10-4 • Sunday 10-1         the “Hood” cut from old trucks and
602 W. Market
                                        (Sun. until 3pm)                                                            Suzi Calhoun’s colorful pottery.
534-3147                                                                     106 W. Yankie St. • 590-7554           Open 7 days a week until 6pm.                       307 N. Texas St.           
                                        534-8671                                                                    614 N. Bullard St. • 534-4881
AZURITE GALLERY                                                          
Designer Jewelry by Linda
                                                                             Contemporary Fine Art & Craft,
Boatwright, Paintings, Wood &
Copper Lamps. • Wed.-Sat. 10-5.
                                        LAST DAY IN PARADISE                 Sculpture, Art Glass, Ceramics, Folk
                                        Western Paintings by: Narrie Toole   Art, Jewelry and Mixed Media.          SILVER SPIRIT GALLERY
110 W. Broadway                         L.C. Crow • Victoria Chick • Jean                                           A community of artists offering a
538-9048                                Bohlender. Novels by the owner:      104 W. Yankie St. • 538-8081           wide variety of outstanding work.                  Robert K. Swisher Jr.                           Open Mon. - Sat. 10-6
                                        211-B N. Texas St. • 313-5610                                               109 N. Bullard St.
TEXAS STREET                                      BULLARD STREET                         388-2079
LOIS DUFFY ART                                                               LEYBA & INGALLS ARTS
Studio and Gallery showing                                                   ART SUPPLIES AND GALLERY               CREATIONS
Imaginative Portraits, Surreal Places   BLOOMIN’ GOURDWORKS                  Contemporary Art ranging from          AND ADORNMENTS
and Realistic Scenes of Life.           Fine Art with a Twist;               Realism to Abstraction in a variety    Handcrafted and custom jewelry,
                                        Sculpture,and Folk Art.              of media. Call for a class schedule.   ceramics, sculpture and painting.
211-C N. Texas St.
534-0822                                211- A N. Texas St.                  315 N. Bullard St. • 388-5725          108 N. Bullard St.                       534-1071                                  534-4269
Elemental Day Spa                      Silver Portrait Studio            Blackwell’s Jewelers                  Yada Yada Yarn

The Furniture Gallery, Inc.            Gila Hike & Bike                  The Workshops of Carneros             Syzygy Tileworks

The Wherehouse                         Valencia Antiques                 Fantastic Finds                       Morning Star

D OWNTOWN                              D OWNTOWN                         BULLARD STREET                        BULLARD STREET

Elements for a healthy home            “For portraits you’ll love.”      Fine Jewelry. Fine jewelry repair.    Everything for knitters new and old!
ranging from aromatic cleaning         Also a full service photo         Your desires in jewelry custom        Wool, cotton and fun yarns.
products to kitchen compliments.       and digital lab.                  designed and created for you by       Thurs.-Mon.11-4
                                                                         Silver City’s only Jewelers of        Open knitting – Sun.12-3
406 N. Black St. • 534-1811            215 W. College Ave.               America. Certified Senior Bench
                                       534-4432 • 538-8658               Jeweler. Rush service is available.   501 N. Bullard St. • 388.3350
                                                                         Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-4     
GALLERY, INC.                                                            218 N. Bullard St. • 538-3011         SYZYGY TILEWORKS
Large selection of famous name
                                       GILA HIKE & BIKE                                                        Featuring locally produced
                                       Serving the cycling & hiking                                            handmade tile by nationally known
brands, LA-Z-BOY, Flexsteel,
Lacrosse, Sealy, Simmons,
                                       needs of southwest New Mexico     THE WORKSHOPS                         Syzygy Tileworks. Also available –
Tempur-Pedic and many more.
                                       for the past 16 years.            OF CARNEROS                           • Imported Ceramic Tile • Metal,
Open Mon.-Sat. 9:00 to 5:00                                              Real wood furniture.                  Glass & Stone Tile • Concrete Tile
                                       103 E. College
1300 Silver Heights Blvd.              388-3222                          405 N. Bullard St.                    106 N. Bullard St. • 388-5472
388-3109                                                                 538-8889                                                                                                     MORNING STAR
                                       VALENCIA ANTIQUES                 FANTASTIC FINDS                       Outdoor apparel and footwear
                                       An eclectic collection of         “Come in for the smell of it.”        for casual, work and play! Quality
THE WHEREHOUSE                         antique glass ware, maps,         Yankie Candles, gifts                 sporting goods, sportswear and
Antiques, Art, Fleas! Hip new indoor   furniture, iron, silver jewelry   and decorative accessories.           footwear for team and individual
marketplace. Food & Coffee.            & architecture.                   Celebrating 10 years of service!      sports. New Mexico Ts and Caps.
Saturdays 9 to 3. May-November
                                       212 W. Broadway                   204 N. Bullard                        809 N. Bullard St.
305 S. Texas St. • 534.4881            538-4388                          538.3600 • Fax: 538.3600              388.3191 • Fax: 388.3192
New 2U                          Conner Fine Jewelers                    Silver Cooks                          T-World Urban Apparel

Manzanita Ridge                 Western & Mexican Emporium              Flowerings                            Candy Bouquet

Alotta Gelato                   Quaint Essentials • Antiques & More     A Bead Or Two                         Haircuts & More

BULLARD STREET                  BULLARD STREET                          YA N K I E S T R E E T                H I G H WAY 1 8 0

NEW 2U                          CONNER FINE JEWELERS                    SILVER COOKS                          T-WORLD URBAN APPAREL
New and Used Clothing.          Southwest New Mexico’s leading          Kitchen gadgets and gifts for the     Complete Line of Licensed
0-3X for Everyone.              jewelry store, since 1946, featuring    home. Products including Kaiser       Sportswear, Hip Hop Clothing &
Shoes and Accessories.          diamond appraisals and                  Bakeware, Good Home Co., Oxo,         Accessories.
All Styles.                     membership in the American Gem          Totally Bamboo and Microplane.        • Corona • Mudd • Echo Red • G-Unit
                                Society.                                                                      • Sean John • Lowrider • Phat Farm.
105 S. Bullard #6                                                       215 W. Yankie St. • 534-4514
                                401 N. Bullard St.                                                            1445 Hwy. 180 E., Ste. C
                                538-2012 • 388-2025                     FLOWERINGS                            (Across from Burger King) • 534-3406
MANZANITA RIDGE                                                         Beautiful flowers, colorful art,
Top quality furniture and                                               delightful lavender products,
                                                                        thoughtful service, custom silk       CANDY BOUQUET
accessories from America’s      WESTERN & MEXICAN                                                             Under New Ownership -
finest resorts and hotels.      EMPORIUM                                designs and fresh flower bouquets.
                                                                                                              A Welcome Alternative to Flowers.
                                Specializing in decor and gifts
107 N. Bullard St.              & much more from Mexico and
                                                                        215 W. Yankie St. • 534-4514          Gift shop and Unique items
388-1158                                                                                                      to delight anyone.
                                the Southwest. A Must See!
                                Mon.-Sat. 11-5.                                                               2065 Memory Lane
                                                                        PINON PLAZA
                                                                                                              (Across from Bowling Alley) • 534.4224
ALOTTA GELATO                   308 S. Bullard St. • 534-0218
Wonderful Italian ice cream                                             A BEAD OR TWO
and delicious baked desserts.                                           Offering fine handmade jewelry,       HAIRCUTS & MORE
Sun.-Thu. Noon-9                QUAINT ESSENTIALS                       thousands of high quality beads and   Not just for hair –
Fri.-Sat. Noon-10               ANTIQUES AND MORE                       a complete line of jewelry making     Great selection of gifts and candy
                                High quality furniture, glassware and   supplies. Restringing available.      bouquets for that special person.
619 N. Bullard St.              fun stuff for your home.
534-4995                                                                1607 Silver Heights Blvd.             2065 Memory Lane            217 N. Bullard St. • 534.9708           Pinon Plaza • 388-8973                (Across from Bowling Alley) • 534.9715
BIG                                                                                                                                   GALLERIES                                 &
DITCH PARK                                                                                                                        SHOPPING
                 WHEN SILVER CITY’S FOUNDING                                                                                                      -THE GROWTH OF SILVER CITY’S ARTS
                 FATHERS CREATED THE TOWN SITE in                                                                                                 COMMUNITY IS A RESULT OF THE
                 the latter 1800s, they laid out the grid like                                                                                    cultural and natural appeal of the area and a
                 those of many eastern cities – with the streets                                                                                  concerted effort to diversify the regional
                 running due north, south, east and west. They                                                                                    economy. The establishment of an art market
did not realize that the new town’s proximity to a north/south                                                                  unique to Silver City is indeed contributing to the economic
running slope would encourage a natural disaster to occur.                                                                      base. Regular openings, tours, galas, and other special events
   In 1895 and again in 1903, flash floodwaters roared down                                                                     have dramatically increased local involvement and developed
Silver City’s Main Street, gouging out a huge ditch with a                                                                      Silver City as an arts destination. The arts play a role in almost
bottom some 55 feet below the original street level. As rains                                                                   every celebration and there are major festivals dedicated
continued to feed the creek in the years that followed,                                                                         specifically to the arts. There is no doubt that art is an integral
cottonwood trees grew, providing shade.                                                                                         and key segment of Silver City’s lifestyle.
   The town’s Main Street was gone, but every adversity carries                                                                    Silver City’s recognition for its cultural depth results from
with it the seed of an opportunity. Working together, local                                                                     the dedication and organizational expertise of numerous local
businesses, residents and civic organizations created a beautiful                                                               groups, and the overwhelming volunteer efforts and financial
and unique downtown park.                                                                                                       support of the entire community. The city is proud of its
   Big Ditch Park can be accessed via the footbridge at the                                                                     achievements and is anxious to share them with its visitors from
Silver City Visitor Center parking lot.                                                                                         around the world.

                                                                                                                                             fine fashions etc.
                                                                                                                                    Clothing and accessories for the young to
                                                                                                                                       mature woman Petite to Plus Sizes
                                                                                                                                    Harley Davidson Footwear
                                                                                                                                           Lucky Jeans
                                                                                                  Watercolor by Linda Warnack

                                                                                                                                        Miss Sixty Jeans
                                                                                                                                       Kipling Handbags
                                                                                                                                         BB Simon Belts
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               PO. Box 5042 • Silver City, NM 88061 • 505.538.5041                                                                                                                                                           The Silver City Source
            HISTORY                       &                          HISTORIC
      MUSEUMS                                                        PINOS ALTOS
                  THE MUSEUMS OF SILVER CITY                                        WITHOUT THE ASPHALT ON ITS MAIN
                  SHOWCASE BOTH THE ANCIENT AND                                     STREET, DOWNTOWN PINOS ALTOS
                  modern histories of the area. The detailed                          looks much like it might have appeared
                  Victorian design of the H.B. Ailman home,                           nearly 150 years ago, when it was inhabited
                  built in 1881, was saved from destruction by a                      by the likes of Judge Roy Bean.
group of local individuals who recognized its potential as a            The town’s amenities, however, have greatly improved in
museum. Displays, photographs, and records depict the growth         the last century or so. They include a museum, an ice cream
of the mining and cattle industries, and of the community.           parlor, dining establishments and an authentic western bar.
    The Western New Mexico University Museum houses the              The Pinos Altos Opera House is home to Old West
world’s largest permanent display of ancient Mimbres Indian          melodramas, and local musicians perform regularly at the
artifacts. The museum also features a life-size cutaway replica of   Buckhorn Saloon.
a Mimbres pit house to help visitors visualize homes built by the       Gold was first discovered in the area by Spanish and
native inhabitants 800 to 1100 years ago.                            Mexican miners. Anglos rediscovered the metal in
    Self-guided walking tours offer an in-depth foundation           1859/60, and for a while the town was called Birchville
about the community. The reconstruction of La Capilla Chapel,        after the first man to find “color.” Nearly abandoned due to
overlooking the downtown district, resurrects an intriguing          constant fights with the Apaches, it was re-established in
chapter of local lore. Even the hundred-year history of the “Big     1866 under its original Spanish name.
Ditch” is a factor in defining the community.                           Pinos Altos is located along the Continental Divide, six
                                                                     miles north of Silver City on NM Highway 15.                                                                                       The Silver City Source
        TRAIL OF THE                                               MOGOLLON
MOUNTAIN SPIRITS                                                   GHOST TOWN
       National Scenic By-way                                                     LOCATED ON THE EDGE OF TODAY’S
                 THIS 93-MILE LOOP IS FILLED WITH                                 GILA WILDERNESS, THE TOWN OF
                 HISTORY AND SCENIC BEAUTY. TO                                     Mogollon (pronounced Muggy-own) began
                 get started, just head north on Piños Altos Rd.                   in 1876 following the discovery of gold and
                 from US 180 East in Silver City to the old                        silver in nearby creeks. It took its name from
                 gold-mining town of Piños Altos.                  the surrounding mountains, themselves named for a Spanish
   From there, NM 15 will take you through the Gila National       territorial governor in the early 1700s.
Forest to the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument.                 With the opening of the Little Fannie mine, the town
Leaving the monument, the byway backtracks along NM 35 to          boomed until 1942, then suddenly became a ghost town
Sapillo Creek and Lake Roberts.                                    when the mine closed. After a brief resurgence as an artist
   Continuing across Continental Divide, the road descends         colony in the 1960s it was deserted again.
into the Mimbres River Valley. The historic church at San             Modern-day Mogollon is home to 18 year-round
Lorenzo was built in the 1800’s.                                   residents, a volunteer fire department, and several seasonal
   Continuing west on NM 152, you will come to the mine            businesses including dining and lodging establishments. It
overlook near Santa Rita, where you can view one of the            has a private museum, an historic theater and a church
world’s largest open pit copper mines.                             undergoing renovation. To visit this picturesque village, turn
   Rejoining US 180, you can turn north at Santa Clara to          east off US 180 onto NM Highway 159 about three miles
visit historic Fort Bayard, or continue on a short distance        north of Glenwood. The scenic mountain road rises about
back to Silver City.                                               3,000 feet in 8.5 miles to reach Mogollon.                                                                                       The Silver City Source
National Recreation Trail                                      MONUMENT
                    THE CATWALK NATIONAL RECREATION                             IN OCTOBER 2004 ABOUT 120 PEOPLE
                    TRAIL IS SITUATED IN WHITEWATER                             GATHERED AT THE GILA CLIFF
                 Canyon near Glenwood. The Catwalk is a                         Dwellings National Monument Visitor Center
                 metal bridge secured into the canyon walls                     to dedicate a monument to famous Chiricahua
                 that leads through some of the most                            Apache chief Geronimo, who was born in the
beautiful parts of the canyon. This 250 foot metal causeway    area in 1829. The monument was a collaborative effort between
clings to the sides of the boulder-choked Whitewater           the Forest Service, the Trail of the Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway
Canyon, which in some places is only 20 feet wide and 250      Committee, the Silver City/Grant County Chamber of
feet deep. There are many spots where a hiker can leave the    Commerce, and Geronimo’s own great grandson, Harlyn
steel causeway and relax on the grassy banks of the sycamore   Geronimo and Harlyn’s wife Karen of Mescalero.
shaded stream.The original catwalk was a gravity fed              Chief Geronimo had told biographers that he was born near
waterline for a local mill. The mines above the canyon were    the headwaters of the Gila River, which is the area where the
worked from their discover in 1889 until 1942 (Billy the       National Monument stands today. Geronimo died in Oklahoma
Kid's stepfather, William Antrim, was a blacksmith at the      in 1909, after unsuccessfully pleading with federal authorities to
town called Graham). The Civilian Conservation Corps. was      be allowed to return to his homeland to die.
assigned the task of rebuilding The Catwalk as a recreation       Harlyn Geronimo got the idea for the monument while visiting
attraction for the Gila National Forest in 1935. The present   the area in the spring of 2004. Volunteers began building it on
metal catwalk was rebuilt by the Forest Service in 2004.       September 18 as part of the National Public Lands Day event.

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          LAKE                                                                               BIRDING                            &
ROBERTS                                                                                ROCKHOUNDING
               SURROUNDED BY THE GILA NATIONAL                                                    COMBINE YOUR FASCINATION WITH
               FOREST, AND FED BY THE SAPILLO                                                     NATURE’S WINGED POPULATION AND
                                                                Photo by Bob Pellham

               Creek, Lake Roberts is a man made 75-acre                                          the unforgettable scenic grandeur of the Gila
               lake offering some of the finest mountain                                          Wilderness, America’s oldest designated
               fishing, boating and camping in New                                                wilderness area. Well over 300 species of birds
Mexico. Lake Roberts features boat ramps, two                                  have been observed in the region’s habitats, which vary from
campgrounds, picnic spots, and variety of nature trails                        riparian lakes, streams and grassy high mesas to Ponderosa pine,
leading into the forest. The lake beckons fisherman, hikers                    piñon and juniper forests. A number of species also find the dense
and birders to experience the natural beauty of the area.                      cottonwood trees of Silver City’s Big Ditch Park attractive, as
Overlooking the west end of the lake stand the “Vista                          well as the Gila River/Mogollon Creek confluence near the town
Ruins,” an authentic Mimbres Indian pit house site. The                        of Cliff.
area is home to hundreds of species of birds, and is a                            In the Little Florida (pronounced: flor-EE-da) Mountains to the
wintering spot for bald eagles. As many as ten species of                      south, mineral collectors will be delighted to find an entire state
hummingbirds may be observed in the summertime at                              park built with them in mind. Rockhound State contains
feeding stations along NM Highway 35 and at nearby local                       abundant volcanic rock and mineral specimens, hiking trails with
inns. Late March to late May is the best time to fish for the                  spectacular views and plenty of birds and wildlife. Visitors may take
lake’s 10- to 14-inch rainbow trout, but Lake Roberts also                     up to 15 pounds of minerals for their personal collections. Varieties
contains crappie, catfish and some bass.                                       include quartz crystals, geodes, agate, chalcedony, jasper and opal.

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  CITY OF ROCKS                                                                GILA
  STATE PARK                                                          CLIFF DWELLINGS
                                                                                   National Monument
                    LOCATED JUST 34 MILES SOUTH OF                                       ONE OF THE ATTRACTIONS ALONG
                    SILVER CITY, THE CITY OF ROCKS STATE                                 THE TRAIL OF THE MOUNTAIN
                 Park is the perfect place for a fun-filled                              SPIRITS Scenic Byway is the 533-acre Gila
                 daytrip or picnic. The park features giant                              Cliff Dwellings National Monument. Here
                 monoliths that were formed from the                                     you can see the homes and catch a glimpse
erruption of an ancient volcano and eroded by the wind                into the lives of Native Americans who lived here between seven
over an extended period of time. These huge, unusually                and eight hundred years ago. Along with the ancient ruins, the
shaped boulders are perfect for sightseeing or climbing.              monument features a visitor center and museum.
   For some, the park resembles a medieval village; for                  From Silver City there are two ways to travel to the
others it is a collection of misshapen, albeit benign, giants.        monument. The first is to go north past Piños Altos on NM 15,
Essentially, it is a flat-lying sheet of reddish lava jointed         a winding, mountain forest road. Here, trailers over twenty feet
along vertical rather than horizontal planes creating the             long must take an alternate route on NM 61/35.
likeness of a city with streets and buildings. There are                 The other route is through the Mimbres Valley north from
formations which readily suggest giants’ chairs, prehistoric          NM 152 off US 180 east of town. This route is 25 miles longer,
monsters, or creatures of imaginative myth.                           but easier and takes the same amount of time – about two
   Complete with a desert garden, the park offers picnicking          hours. Call ahead for hours and road conditions; (505)536-
and camping spots. Adjacent to the formations rises Table             9461 or (505)536-9344.
Mountain, a perfect example of a mesa.

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FACTS                                     MUSEUMS: 3
Statehood: January 6, 1912                Silver City Museum. Founded in
Capital: Santa Fe                         1967. A restored Mansard/
Flag: Red Zia on field of gold            Italianate home built by
Ballad: Land of Enchantment               H.B. Ailman House with 20,000
Songs: Oh, Fair New Mexico and            objects relating to the peoples
   Asi Es Nuevo Mexico                    and history of southwest New
Motto: Crescit Eundo                      Mexico. Admission is free.
 (It Grows As It Goes)                    WNMU Museum. Celebrating its
Poem: A Nuevo Mexico                      30th Anniversary November 6,
Cookie: Biscochito                        2004. Home of Pottery and
Gem: Turquoise                            Artifacts of Prehistoric South-
Bird: Roadrunner (Chaparral)              western Cultures. Available for
Flower: Yucca                             viewing are historic photographs
Tree: Piñon                               of Silver City and surrounding
Animal: Black Bear                        areas. Admission is free.
Fish: Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout          Pinos Altos Historical Museum:
                                          circa 1860’s-housed in a log
SILVER CITY AND                           cabin that once served as the 1st
GRANT COUNTY                              school house in Grant County.
                                          Houses a great collection of
PROFILE                                   mining artifacts and historic
POPULATION: (2004) est.                   memorabilia. Admission is free.
City: 12,500
County: 30,000
HOUSING: (2004) est.
                                          PARKS &
City: 4,700 (500 unoccupied)
                                          City of Rocks State Park
COUNTY: 14,000
                                          Gila Cliff Dwellings
                                            National Monument
Firefighters: 23 full time
                                          The Catwalk National
City Police: 30
                                            Recreation Trail. (Glenwood)
State Police: 12 (10 officers,
2 sergeants)
County Sheriff: 32 Officers
                                          HISTORIC SITES
Gross Receipts:                           SILVER CITY HISTORIC
7.125% (2000)                             BUSINESS DISTRICT
City: $3,009,860                          H. B. Ailman House built in
City Retail: $214,463,457                 1881 presently houses the
Per Capita Income: $17,409                Silver City Museum.
Property: 17,397 Mills                    Bell Block constructed in 1897
(Residential)                             and 1906 originally housed a
15,680 Mills (Non-Residential)            saloon where straight drinks were
                                          sold for 12.5 cents
MAJOR EVENTS                              Meredith and Ailman Bank built
Red Paint PowWow                          in 1882, renamed the Palace Hotel
Chocolate Fantasia                        in 1900.
Tour of the Gila                          Silver City National Bank built in
Silver City Blues Festival
                                          1923, presently used as the City Hall.
Wild Wild West Pro Rodeo
Fourth of July Celebration                O.S. Warren house built in 1885
Fiesta de la Olla                         is the only building on Main
Weekend at the Galleries                  Street to survive the floods at the
Lighted Christmas Parade                  turn of the century.

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                                                                               Mrs. O.S. Warren building built in        Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House.
                                                                               1900 was the former Colby’s.              circa 1860’s This fine restaurant
                                                                               El Sol Theatre building built             and saloon is authentically
                                                                               in 1934 to show Spanish-                  decorated with 1800’s
                                                                               language films.                           memorabilia and photographs.
                                                                               W. H. White house built in 1901           Hearst Church. (circa 1898) built
                                                                               was built of brick in the Hipped          by the Hearst newspaper family
                                                                               Box style for one of Silver City’s        and serves as the current home
                                                                               first dentists.                           to the Grant County Art Guild.
                                                                               Dr. W. H. White dental office             The gold used in decorating
                                                                               built in 1887.                            the Hearst Castle in California
                                                                               Isaac N. Cohen house built in             came from the Hearst Mine in
                                                                               1882 has the only remaining               Pinos Altos.
                                                                               example of double-hung                    FORT BAYARD
                                                                               pocket shutters.                          Buffalo Soldiers: In 1866
                                                                               Big Ditch Park was Silver City’s          Congress authorized the
                                                                               Main Street before the floods at          organization of four black
                                                                               the turn of the century                   regiments to help with the
                                                                               transformed it into an arroyo.            “pacification” of the West. The
                                                                               Bennett Block on W. Yankie built          Indians christened these men
                                                                               in 1882 of adobe construction             with their short curly hair, the
                                                                               with brick facades.                       Buffalo Soldiers, a name which
                                                                               Max Schutz sample room on N.              the Tenth Calvary proudly bore
                                                                               Texas built to provide a meeting          on its military crest.
                                                                               room for traveling salesmen.
                                                                                                                         Fort Bayard National Historic
                                                                               Goodell’s Feed Store on Yankie            Landmark/ National Cemetery.
                                                                               built in 1905 and 1911 remained a         Established as a territorial post
                                                                               farmer’s supply outlet until the
      AREA                                                                     late 1970s.
                                                                               Victorian Homes. This
                                                                                                                         dating back to 1863, the fort has
                                                                                                                         served as a military center of
                                                                                                                         operations, army and VA hospital
                                                                               architectural era spans the period

ATTRACTIONS                                                                    of roughly 1825-1900. There are
                                                                               31 homes still existing in the
                                                                               Silver City area.
                                                                               Walking Tours (3). Offered by the
                                                                                                                         and continues today as a State
                                                                                                                         Medical Center

                                                                                                                         GHOST TOWNS
                 SILVER CITY BORDERS THE 3.3                                   Silver City Museum: Business
                 MILLION ACRE GILA NATIONAL                                                                              Mogollon: 75 miles NE US180
                                                                               District, Gospel Hill
                                                                                                                         Shakespeare: 46 miles SE NM90
                 forest and serves as the hub for a diverse and                and La Capilla.
                                                                                                                         Steins: 63 miles SE NM90/I-10
                                                                               Billy the Kid Cabin. Located near
                 exciting array of area attractions. Driving the               the origin of his real home, this
                 Trail of the Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway is
an excellent introduction to the culture and rugged terrain of
                                                                               1800’s style cabin was donated by
                                                                               Ron Howard’s movie The Missing.
                                                                                                                         HEALTH CARE
                                                                               La Capilla Chapel Replica. The            MEDICAL
the region. The loop includes the old west gold mining village                                                           Gila Regional Medical Center: 68
                                                                               chapel was a local landmark and
of Pinos Altos, the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument,                    served as a gathering place for           Beds, 43 Physicians
Lake Roberts, Bear Canyon Lake, San Lorenzo Mission (in the                    the residents of a neighborhood           Optometrists: 2
                                                                               built on a hill on the south side of      Dentists: 12
lush Mimbres Valley), the Santa Rita open pit copper mine, and                                                           Clinics: 5
                                                                               Silver City.
the Ft. Bayard National Landmark.                                                                                        Chiropractors: 9
   Highway 180 West through Cliff and Glenwood offers Bill                                                               Fort Bayard Medical Center: Long
                                                                               PINOS ALTOS                               term care facility with 4
Evans Lake, the Catwalk National Recreation Trail, and the                     Fort Cobre Replica. A 3/4 scale           Physicians offering services in
scenic gold mining ghost town of Mogollon. Highway 180 East                    replica of the Santa Rita Del             Physical, Occupational and
accesses the City of Rocks State Park, which will soon be                      Cobre Fort (circa 1804) which             Speech Therapies, Geriatric care
                                                                               originally was located at the Santa       and Chemical Dependency unit.
developed as a night skies camping site for stargazing.                        Rita open pit copper mine site            Pharmacies: 4
   Hot mineral baths are available near the cliff dwellings and                east of Silver City.                      Acupuncturists: 2
City of Rocks.

              The Palace Hotel
                     Celebrating 106 Years
          Located in the downtown historic district.
        Reminiscent of a small hotel in the European Tradition.

                                              • Affordable Rates
                                              • 18 Rooms and Suites
                                              • Continental Breakfast

                                                     106 W. Broadway
                                                  Silver City, NM 88061

                                               505-388-1811                                        505-538-5373           •   1-800-234-0307
                                                       505 W. College • Silver City, NM 88061   •
                                                                                                       THE RED BARN
                                                                                                        STEAK HOUSE
                                                                                                                        AND LOUNGE

                                                                                                                         B R E A K FA S T
                                                                                                                Ham Steak and Eggs - $5.95
                                                                                                               Pork Chops and Eggs - $6.95
                                                                                                            An Assortment of Breakfast Classics
                Pazzazz                                   Lucy’s Techniques
  Tanning Bed – Full Service Hair Care • Nails             Color, Highlights, Nails, Nail Art,
   (acrylics) • Manicures • Pedicures • Waxing          Pedicures, Waxing, Piercing and Perms.                                LUNCH
                Zenaida and Valorie.                       Lucy, Gina, Becky and Genevieve.
                                                                                                      Featured Hot Bar / Salad Bar - Daily M-F - $7
          505-538-5901                                        505-538-3436                                   Large Country Fried Steak - $8.95
    1308 N. Hudson • Silver City, NM                  3030 Pinos Altos Rd., Silver City, NM
                                                                                                       Build Y Own Hamburger - T     oppings include
                                                                                                      Avocado, Mushrooms, Bacon, Green Chili - $7  .25

                                                                                                                    8oz NY Strip - $12.95
                                                                                                                    14oz. Ribeye - $18.95
                                                                                                                 Chicken Fettucinni - $10.95
         Eva’s Hairstyles                                    Hair Creations                                      Chicken Parmesan - $10.95
         Your Family Hair Care Center.                 Full Service • Cuts, Perms, Color, Nails.          Shrimp Dinner (Fried or Grilled) - $16.95
                    Owner:                                   Joico • Quality Hair Products
                Eva Bustillos.                      Tues.-Sat. 9-5 • Earlier/Later by Appointment.
                                                                                                               Salmon (Poached or Grilled)
                                                                                                              with a Lemon Dill Sauce - $1 1.95
          505-388-2741                                        505-537-6225
    313 1⁄2 East 13th St., Silver City, NM            702 N. Central Avenue • Bayard, NM

                                                                                                     THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF OUR MENU SELECTIONS,
                                                                                                         COME IN AND ENJOY OUR HOSPITALITY.
                                                                                                      WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SERVING YOU.

        Haircuts & More                                  Elemental Day Spa                             708 S ILVER H EIGHTS B LVD.
                 New Location                                   Salon Experience
        Inside Candy Bouquet Gift Shop                 Redefine yourself with the help of talented                  505.538.5666
             Great Family Hair Care                  professionals and a service menu offering the
               Full Service Salon                        best care for your hair, skin and body.

           505-534-9715                                       505-534-1811
2065 Memory Lane (Across from Bowling Alley)             406 N. Black St., Silver City, NM

                                                                                                     COCKTAILS WITH A LARGE MENU OF FINE FINGER FOODS.
          Mirror Mirage                                   Shear Reflections                              Southwestern flavor décor with weekend entertainment,
Family Oriented Full Service Salon • Perms, Cuts,          Specializing in cuts, perms, color,
  Colors, Nails, Wax, Manicures & Pedicures.                 nails, manicure & pedicure.
                                                                                                                   dancing and an outdoor courtyard.
          Owner Charlotte Benavidez.                Merle Norman cosmetic, hair & beauty supplies.

 857 Silver Height Blvd., Silver City, NM
                                                       1874 Hwy. 180 E. • Silver City, NM
                                                                                                             200 NORTH BULLARD • Silver City, NM
                                                                                                                                              The Silver City Source

                                                                                                   Cienega Spa & Salon
                                         Lunch                                                                Full Service Salon
 All Lunch items are served with your choice of: Side Salad, Potatoes or Sautéed Vegetables           Microdermabrasion • Manicures
                                          Salads                                                      Facials • Massage • Orchid Cafe
Charcoal Grilled Yellowfin Tuna Salad                           $10.50
Charcoal Grilled Chicken Breast Salad                           $9.50
                                                                                                    101 N. Cooper St., Silver City, NM
Fresh Fruit Salad                                               $7.50
Wilted Spinach Salad with Yellowfin Tuna or Salmon              $10.50
                                                                                                  Cienega Spa & Salon
Grilled Vegetable Kabobs                                        $8.50                             Cienega Mineral Makeup
Grilled Boca & Portabello Mushroom                              $13.00                            Inspired by the elemental colors found in nature, Cienega
                                       Sandwiches                                                 Mineral Makeup offers a spectrum of shades, tints and tones
Charcoal Grilled Yellowfin Tuna                                 $8.50                             designed to be used as is – or custom blended to create
                                                                                                  unique products for each client. Micronized mineral color
Charcoal Grilled Chicken Breast                                 $8.50
                                                                                                  pigments reflect the light and soften features, giving skin a
Jamaican Jerk Bacon Wrapped Shrimp B.L.T.                       $9.00
                                                                                                  youthful radiance that appears to originate from within. Free
Sirloin Burger                                                  $8.50
                                                                                                  of harsh, traditional ingredients, Cienega Mineral’s unique
Grilled Cheese Sandwich                                         $6.00
                                                                                                  protective formula is actually good for your skin. The
Stuffed Chicken Breast Sandwich                                 $9.50
                                                                                                  minerals act as a natural anti-inflammatory, soothing and
Philly Steak Sandwich                                           $8.50
                                                                                                  balancing. Whether your skin is oily or dry, mineral makeup
                                         Dinner                                                   actually heals, balances and shields your skin. Cienega
  All Entree items served with your choice of: French Bread, Cornbread or Corn Tortilla & two     Mineral Makeup foundation is a natural sun block that
sides of: Sauteed Vegetable, Potatoes, White Rice, Black Beans or Garlic Herb Angel Hair Pasta.   protects the skin’s surface from sunburns, freckling, uneven
                                                                                                  pigment coloration and premature wrinkling.
Charcoal Grilled Yellowfin Tuna Steak                           $17.50
Pacific Sea Bass                                                $17.00
Jamaican Jerk Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Kabob                        $17.00
Charcoal Grilled Ribeye Steak                                   $16.50
Charcoal Grilled Chicken Breast
Coconut Shrimp served over Cous Cous
Chipotle rubbed Ribeye Steak over Gorgonzola Toast              $17.50

              Now Serving Fine Wines and Choice Beers
      Join us on the Patio for Tapas and for our Specialty Drinks                                                                                   Matiz Salon
              101 N. Cooper Street                                                                                                       Cuts, Color, Highlights, Foils, Perms, Waxing,
                                                                                                                                           Pedicures, Manicures, Gels and Acrylics.
                        505.534.1600                                                                                                            Hair and Body Care Products.

      Enjoy our extensive Chinese Menu                                                                                                    3130C Hwy. 180 East, Silver City, NM
           Cantonese & Szechwan                              GONZALES                             Matiz Salon
      Lunch Specials • Friendly Service                      L AW F I R M                         Abba
               Summer Hours:
               M-F 11:00-9:00                                                                     Abba's philosophy is pure and natural. Their commitment is
               Sat. 11:30-8:30                                R. Nathan Gonzales                  single-minded: to provide the highest performance, 100%
                                                                         ESQ., P.C.               Vegan (no animal ingredients) professional hair care products
                Winter Hours:
                 M-F 11-8:30                                                                      with aromatherapy essences. Abba formulates with the purest
                                                                   • Business Law
                Sat. 11:30-8:30                                                                   natural botanicals, herbs and essential oils derived from plants,
                                                                   • Criminal Cases
                                                                                                  flowers, fruits, leaves and berries without compromising the
                                                                   • Divorce & Family             earth, its flora and fauna. All ABBA products contain a unique
                                                                  925 N. Hudson St.               tri-molecular weight protein system: hydrolyzed human hair
                                                                                                  keratin, soy and wheat proteins. Unlike single weight protein
                                                                   Silver City, NM
            914 Pope Street                                                                       formulas, Abba's penetrates all three layers of the hair shaft to
             505.388.9101                                      505.388.8009                       completely condition and correct damage - adding inner
                                                                                                  strength and outer shine.
SILVER CITY AT                                                                                 Members Only
                                                                                   COPPER CREST                                                   C OUNT RY
                                                                                                                                                       C LUB
  unlimited Inc.                                                                                                      Appetizers
                                AUTO                                                                       Crab Stuffed Mushrooms+ $8.95
                                                                                       Tender mushrooms, topped with seasoned crab and baked to a delicate brown.
                                BONDS                                                                  Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts+ $8.95
                                PROPERTY                                            8 crunchy chestnuts wrapped in bacon & topped with a brown sugar teriyaki sauce.
                                                                                                                   Crab Cakes+ $9.95
                                GENERAL LIABILITY                                                 Two delicately seasoned crab cakes baked golden brown
                                                                                                     & served with honey dijon or creamy dill sauce.
 Dave Roberts                   BUSINESS INSURANCE
 Independent Insurance Agent                                                                                    Shrimp Cocktail+ $9.95                WORKERS COMPENSATION                                   4 poached & chilled shrimp, accompanied by cocktail sauce & lemon wedges.

                         505.388.4801                                                                           On The Lighter Side
 106 W. 14TH STREET • SILVER CITY, NM • 505.534.1460                   (FAX)
                                                                                                            Monterey Chicken Salad+ $9.95
                                                                                    Grilled chicken breast with olives, tomatoes, mushrooms, & your choice of dressing.
                                                                                                           Brown Derby Cobb Salad+ $9.95
                                                                                    Over a bed of salad greens are the following: bacon, ham, chicken, roquefor, cheese,
                                                                                   avocado, hard boiled egg & tomatoe. Topped with croutons & dressing of your choice.

                                                                                                                      Entree -Sea
                                                                                   Crab Stuffed Scallops - $16.95+ Select scallops pan seared & stuffed with crabmeat.
                                                                                          Grilled Shrimp - $16.95+ 4 prawns grilled to an excellent finish.
                        Books & Office Supplies                                    Coconut Shrimp -$17.95+ With orange marmalade sauce this is a shrimp lovers treat.
                                                                                    Red Snapper Vera Cruz - $16.95+ A spanish touch with hot peppers & lime.
     Monday - Friday 9am to 6pm • Saturday - 10am to 5pm                                Salmon - $17.95+ Fresh salmon, hot off the grill, with all the fixings.
  Best Sellers • Children’s Books • Teacher’s Aides • Cookbooks
                                                                                                                     Entree - Land
   Southwest Books • Romance Novels • Audio Books • Maps                                        Pork Tenderloin - $15.76+ With peach jalapen sauce.
   117 E. College Ave., Silver City, NM • 88061                                               6oz. Filet Petite - $16.95+ 10oz. Filet Mignon - $19.95
                                                                                         14oz. Ribeye Steak -$18.95+ This is prime rib grilled to a savory finish.
                               505.388.3475                                            14oz. Southwest Ribeye -$18.95+ Topped with a cheese & green chili sauce.

                                                                                                                 Club Specialties
                                                                                    Baked Chicken Dinner - $12.95+ With mashed potatoes & gravy. (While it lasts.)
                                                                                              Meatloaf Dinner - $9.95+ A real comfort food experience.
                                                                                          Prime Rib (Friday & Saturday Only)+ 12oz. Medium Cut - $14.95
                                                                                   16oz. Large Cut - $16.95+ A tradition of the club for years. Slow roasted to perfection.

                                                                                               Tues -Fri 11am-2pm+ 5:30-8:30 + Sat 5:30-9:30pm

                                                                                                      7 2 0 Fairway Drive .Silver City ,NM
                                                                                                      For Membership Information Call:
                                                                                           “Country Club Membership has its Advantages”

                                        ➫ UPS   Shipping ➫ Notary Services
                                        ➫ Packaging Services ➫ Fax    Services
                                        ➫ Freight   Services ➫ Office Supplies
                                        ➫ Packaging    and Moving Supplies

 Silver City’s Finest Full              ➫ Mailbox    Services
Service Tint & Detail Shop              ➫ Copying, Finishing & Printing Services

                                        M-F 8:30AM -6PM • SAT. 10AM -4PM
    – Hand Washing –                              SUN. CLOSED
    – Hand Waxing –
                                        2340 HWY. 180 E.SILVER CITY, NM 88061
    – Steam Cleaning –                  505.534.8487- TEL. • 505.534.8491- FAX.
1775 East Highway 180                                                                                                                                           The Silver City Source
                                                                     SILVER CITY AT
          The Old West is Alive At...                                YOUR SERVICE
            Open Friday and Saturday Nights
            Late May thru Early September.

The Whole Family Will Enjoy a Fun-Filled Western Evening!

    When the dinner bell rings, line up to be served real cowboy
fixin’s! NOBODY GOES AWAY HUNGRY! Then settle back for the stage

                    B-B-Q, Beef or Chicken
                      Foil Wrapped Tater
                         Cowboy Beans
                 Homemade Biskit & Butter
                      Cake • Applesauce
          Coffee or Tenderfoot Lemonade or Tea
                      No Alcoholic Beverages                                                             Business Telephone Sales & Service
                                                                                                         1402 N. Bennett Street
                                                                                                         Silver City, NM 88061
                                                                                                         505-388-2645 |
           Come Rain or Shine! All under cover!
     Groups Welcome! We can serve over 200 folks quickly!                                                1990 E. Lohman Avenue, Suite 103
       Available for private groups spring, summer and fall.                                             Las Cruces, NM 88001 | 505-541-8100

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       Located 4.5 miles east from the center of Silver City
                      on HIghway 180 East.                                                                       WINDOWS
   We are always ready for extra folks, however, to insure seating    CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS                       ETC.
               Reservations Are Suggested                            Personal • Corporate • Small Business             Dealer for:
                                                                            Established Since 1979
   Toll Free 888.274.1001 • 505.538.2971                                     1311 N. Grant Street                   JELD-WEN
                                                                               Silver City, NM
       w w w. c o p p e r c r e e k r a n c h . c c                                                                  KRAFTMAID
                                                                                  -                              505-534-4110
                                                                            505.538.3795                            1902 Swan St.

                  Chinese Palace                                                                                        Chris Trujillo
                                                                          Cards • Gifts • Hobbies                     Qualifying Broker

                   Restaurant                                          Crafts • Souvenirs • Furniture
                                                                        Machines • Office Supplies               505-534-0441
                                                                                                                    Fax: 534-0587

                      Serving Beer and Wine                                                                        304 E. 17th St.
                                                                                                                Silver City • NM 88061
             Hwy. 180 East (next to Super 8)                                                                       (Behind Pinon Plaza)
                Silver City, NM 88061
                       538-9300                                                                                                                                                                       The Silver City Source
 Health                      & FITNESS                                                                                                                         26th Season
                                                                                                                                                                           Presenting our

                                                                                                                                                                           August 2006 - July 2007

 P and progressive Salon and Day Spa specializing in
   Therapeutic Massage and Aryuvedic Wellness Treatments.                                                                                    Art

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo Courtsey of Joe Butts
               Your essential element for well being.

Hours of Operation:
                                                                                                                                            Weekend at the Galleries       Gallery Exhibitions

                                                                          Promoting all the Arts in their richness to people of all ages.
Tues., Fri., Sat. 9-6
Wed., Thurs., 10-8                                                                                                                          Columbus Day Weekend          Artist Lecture Series
406 N. Black Street
(Corner of Market & Black)                        505-534-1811

         What if you could change your                                                                                                      Events
              life in 30 minutes?

                                                                                                                                            Silver City Blues Festival, Memorial Day Weekend

Curves is 30-minute fitness, common sense weight loss
and all the support you need to achieve your goals.
                                                         The power to                                 amaze yourself.
          2045 Memory Lane ~ Silver City, NM 88061                                                                                              Fiesta de la Olla          Millie & Billy Ball
                                                                                                                                              3rd weekend in July            June 10, 2006


                                                                                                                                              Performance Series               Folk Series
                                                                                                                                               September - May                October - April

                                                                                                                                                        Mimbres Region
                                                                                                                                                   Arts council
                                                                                                                                                       1201 Pope St. • Silver City, NM
                                                                                                                                                 505-538-2505 • 888-758-7289                                                                                                                       
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                                                                         Open Weekends!
                                                                                  Main Office
                                                                        Open Mon.-Sat. 8:30 to 5:30
                                                               2700 A Hwy.180 East • Silver City, NM 88061
                                                                    505.538.3789 • 800.827.9198
                                                                             Downtown Office
                                                                     Open Mon.-Sat. 9 to 5 & Sun. 10 to 4
                                                             414 North Bullard Street • Downtown, Silver City
                                                                   505.534.4616 • 877.MIMBRES
                                                                                 Rodeo Office
                                                              199 Hwy. 80 • Rodeo,NM 88056 • 505.557.1244
                                                                   Property Managemen t • 313-3208

                                                              Georgia Bearup         Bruce E. Cross        Penny Costello
                                                               505.388.8556          505.388.7575          505.313.5556

                                                                    Colleen Stinar                   Sonya Terrazas
607 N. Hudson Street • Silver City, NM • 505-538-0021               505.574.5451                     505.313.7321

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