On march 10, the historic fray marcos hotel and williams depot were built and designed for use by the santa fe railway. He was the first explorer to report the seven cities of cibola, and his report launched the coronado expedition, which left mexico in 1540 to seek gold and riches there. Explorers america biography, explorers spain biography. In his youth he lived at nice in the duchy of savoy.
He was sent to see if ther was really a place named cibola and if there were seven cities. Documents of the coronado expedition planetary science. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more. The san rafael ranch, formerly known as the greene ranch, is a historic cattle ranch located in the san rafael valley about a mile and a half north of lochiel, arizona, near the international border with sonora, mexico. Franciscans, explorers america biography, explorers spain biography, cibola, seven cities of. Remote work advice from the largest allremote company. He is credited with being the first european in what is now the state of arizona in the united states. A franciscan friar, he served in peru and guatemala before going to mexico. Environmental education resources to commemorate earth days 50th anniversary. Take a journey through our historical timeline from as early as 1893 to present day. Niza went to the americas in 1531 and served in peru, guatemala, and mexico. He spent his youth in nice which was then a part of the duchy of savoy and. It was founded in 1971 and it has an enrollment of approximately 1,900 students.
Franciscans franciscans southwest, new franciscans southwest, new biography. Marco, da nizza, approximately 14951558 lc linked data. Results estevancio knew land, so served as guide, but he was killed by zuni pueblo. Spanish exploration timeline created by eric silva. Marcos was born in nice, italy in about 1495 and grew up to become a franciscan friar. Also to see if the cities were made of gold silver and precious gems. Wikipedia articles incorporating text from the 1911 encyclop.
Black spanish explorer estevan is reported killed word reaches fray marcos that indians have killed his guide estevan, a black slave who was the first nonindian to visit the pueblo lands of. New mexico highlands university ongoing research and publicationrichard flint and shirley cushing flint, who direct the documents of the coronado expedition project at new mexico highlands university. Niza and a moor, esteban estevanico, led an expedition across the. Fearful of the hostility he faced from the indigenous people, fray marcos. Marco da nizza approximately 14951558 worldcat identities. He claimed to have glimpsed a golden city that he described as larger than teotihuacan in what is now new mexico. Black spanish explorer estevan is reported killed history.19 1275 349 1087 1117 275 1237 837 78 1395 1007 1261 706 431 321 1421 1021 403 724 272 751 1453 179 1477 967 339 1271 937 405 883 1337 1435 925 163 437 1314 453 262 738 905