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Discovering America Podcast

This podcast will be a history narrative collected from various sources.  I will be covering the stories of events and people that played a part in creating America.  My goal is to give the listener an entertaining dialog of history and walk away (or ear away) with a, “I didn’t know that”, feeling.

Apr 5, 2014

The highlights on what the armies had seen and what happened after Coronado’s accident.  There was no more wind in the sails.  Ending this expedition was not what they wanted to do but, after all that had happened, it was time.  So with the sand in their pockets, they headed for home. 

Mar 29, 2014

The armies of Coronado continue discovering the many pueblos along their path.  Especially the “Rock of Acuco, the oldest inhabited city on the North American continent.

Mar 22, 2014

The armies of Coronado exploring the landscape of New Mexico and seeing buffalo for the first time.   It was during this part of the expedition that the Spanish army fought the Indians at Tiguex and then tried to make peace with them during the winter months with little success.  Does anybody out here have a...

Mar 15, 2014

Captain Diaz and his men camped along the Colorado River.  Coronado and his company headed for Cibola.   Coronado ordered Don Garcia Lopez de Cardenas to investigate a river to the northwest, another section of the Colorado River.  The amazement that must have captivated Diaz, Cardenas and their men by seeing the Grand...

Mar 8, 2014

Starting with travels of the Franciscan Monk, Fray Marcos of Nizza, who may have stretched the truth on what he found.  Francisco Vázquez de Coronado would be sent to follow up on Marcos’ reports, the discovery of the spectacular “Seven Cities”.  Here begins the adventure …...