Take a Walking Tour with a Local Guide
Did You Know...?
The village of Abiquiú was founded in 1754, 22 years before American independence?
Pueblo de Abiquiú was the first Land Grant awarded to a Genizaro community?
Genizaros played a central role in securing the frontier region of Northern New Mexico?
The word Genizaro is a Turkish word for janissary and describes descendants of non-Pueblo Indians who had endured periods of captivity or servitude?
Georgia O’Keeffe was not Abiquiú’s only famous resident?
Architect John Gaw Meem refused to acknowledge his design of Santa Tomas el Apostal de Abiquiú, the church in the Plaza?
DISCOVER ABIQUIU HISTORY ON A WALKING TOUR!
WHEN? Tours are offered every weekend, starting mid March through November on Saturday and Sunday only. Morning tour: 11 a.m. to noon. Afternoon tour: 3-4 p.m.
WHERE? The Abiquiú Library and Cultural Ceneter is located on Abiquiú Plaza, across from the church. Turn off Highway 84 onto County Road 197, directly across from Bodes General Store. Drive up the hill to the central plaza. Parking is available only in front of the library or along the church wall.
HOW? Meet at the Pueblo de Abiquiú Library and Cultural Center, 15 minutes before the tour begins.
WHO? Local Abiquiú docents conduct the tours.
COST: Each tour is $20 per person.
RESERVATIONS: Call Pueblo de Abiquiú Library at 505-685-4884 during library hours: Sunday-Thursday, 1-6 p.m. Tours are limited to 12 people. Special group and time requests can be reserved. Ask for details.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Please, no cameras, drawings, or recordings. We respect the privacy of the residential village.
PETS: Pets are not allowed and must remain safe and secure in vehicles while in the Pueblo.
Keep up to date with the programs and activities of the Abiquiú Library and Cultural Center.