Andrew Gulliford

Inside the walls of time: In Hermosa, Fisher house carries 1890s legacy

In grocery stores today, we can buy fruit from all over the world. A century ago, farm products were local, and a thriving orchard business had begun in the Animas Valley at Hermosa under stunning red canyon cliffs.

Some of those fruit trees still stand, as does the historic Fisher house, which is a testament to early agriculture, the...


Andrew Gulliford is a professor of Southwest Studies and History at Fort Lewis College. E-mail him at gulliford_a@fortlewis.edu

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