This area is for historical interpreters (reenactors, living historians, etc.) interested in portraying and researching the Hispanic past of the Southeast and Southwest of what is now the US, specifically the time during the Spanish Colonial period, from the 1500's to 1811.
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Che-lo-han Freetrappers: Soldado de Cuera page
This part of the Freetrappers website has quotes (unattributed) and a drawing of a Soldado de Cuera.
Original drawings of 1720 Soldados de Cuera
The Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe, NM has the Segasser Hide Paintings on display. This is the only place on the web where I've found any representations of these important 1720 drawings. Click on the thumbnail to bring up a bigger picture.
Presidio San Agustin de Tucson
The Tucson Presidio Trust site is attempting to restore the Presidio to create a national historic and educational area. Includes pictures and an event calendar.
Soldados listserver on Yahoo! Groups
This is a discussion listserv, with historians, reenactors and illustrators as members. There are also pictures and articles to download, as well as an event calendar.
Spanish Colonial Military Artifacts - History, Archaeology, Relics
This site is dedicated to the exhibition and interpretation of ca. 1539-1821 Spanish colonial military artifacts from the former Spanish Floridas and Louisiana. Emphasis is on such uniform-related materials as buttons, buckles, and insignia.
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