Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Site History: #006 Moriarty, New Mexico
Sometimes we have the luck of finding bits of history about some of our installation sites. For instance, the above matchbook gives details of the location and cost of buying land near Moriarty, New Mexico, where Travis Somerville's Rainbow Warrior currently resides.
Our sites located in the American Southwest share a common history of small properties being carved out of the vast open space of West in the middle part of the last century. While many of the proposed communities never materialized, the legal framework of the properties and unmarked dirt roads encircling empty lots still persist.