Chasing the Cure Tour 2017

"Chasing the Cure" Tour

Join author Nancy Owen Lewis and learn more about a defining part of New Mexico’s past.

Tour starts at May 1, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. at the Catholic Retreat Center (formerly Sunmount Sanatorium) with a breakfast buffet and an engaging presentation by Nancy in the original Sunmount living room

Bus departs at 9:15 a.m. and returns to Santa Fe by 6:00 p.m.

Tour based on the award-winning book, “Chasing the Cure in New Mexico: Tuberculosis and the Quest for Health”, by Nancy Owen Lewis (Museum of New Mexico Press, 2016)

Spaces are limited, reserve your spot now:

Locations covered during the tour:
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Details

May 1, 2017

Starting location:

Catholic Retreat Center
40 Mount Carmel Road
Santa Fe, NM  87505

Activity Level:
Medium.
Ability to walk short distances (sometimes on uneven ground),
stand for 30 minutes at a stretch, and walk up and down flights of stairs.

Tour $195.00*
* plus applicable tax

Includes:
Breakfast and presentation at Sunmount Sanatorium
Bus service to 5 sites
Lunch at the Plaza Hotel

“They came to heal and stayed to paint.”
–Mabel Dodge Luhan, "Edge of Taos Desert"

Spaces are limited, reserve your spot now:

Nancy Owen Lewis is a cultural anthropologist and currently scholar-in-residence at the School for Advanced Research (SAR) in Santa Fe, NM. She was SAR’s Director of Scholar Programs for 13 years. Her book, “Chasing the Cure in New Mexico: Tuberculosis and the Quest for Health”, was published in 2016 by the Museum of New Mexico Press.

•  Best book of New Mexico history at the 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards.
•  Winner – Border Regional Library Association - 2017 Southwest Book Award.

Nancy Owen Lewis photo