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Journey Stories video now online

This great video created by the Smithsonian Institution details the Journey Stories exhibit organized by the Old Trails Museum at La Posada Hotel. This exhibit is on view now through August 4, 2013, and the admission is FREE!

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The world’s largest Navajo rug comes to La Posada: An intimate, behind-the-scenes video

In 1932, Lorenzo Hubbell of the famous Hubbell Trading Post network commissioned Sam and Julia Joe to weave the world’s largest Navajo Rug for promotional purposes. It has not been seen in public in over 50 years. Allan Affeldt purchased the rug in 2012. … Continue reading

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La Fonda on the Plaza shares a little history with La Posada

In 1958, during a particularly sad moment in La Posada’s history, the entire contents of the hotel were packed into boxcars and shipped to Albuquerque for auction. Most of the furnishings vanished forever. Only a handful of original items have … Continue reading

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For Mary: A film journey through a Mary Colter masterpiece

A film journey through the seasons and time of Mary Colter’s architectural masterpiece La Posada – the historic Harvey House Hotel located in Winslow, Arizona.

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La Posada: The History, a new video

Learn the fascinating story behind the famous La Posada Hotel located in Winslow, Arizona. Allan Affeldt, owner and general manager of La Posada, hosts a brief historical overview of architect Mary Colter’s amazing Harvey House, built for the Santa Fe … Continue reading

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Photographic history of Arizona presented at La Posada

AHC Road Scholar and Historian Jim Turner leads a visual tour of Arizona history. From the geological wonders of the Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest, to cutting-edge biotech industries and Native American art galleries, this whirlwind pictoral history tour of … Continue reading

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Winslow Arts Trust displays largest Navajo rug in the world

The Winslow Arts Trust has recently acquired the world’s largest Navajo Rug for display in the Route 66 Art Museum which will be located in the original Santa Fe Railroad train station located next to La Posada Hotel. This rug … Continue reading

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La Posada recommended in AFAR magazine

La Posada Hotel was highlighted along with 5 other railroad inspired hotels in the May/June 2012 edition of AFAR magazine (page 74). The “Stay” section of the magazine recommended 6 train hotels around the world including: The Riffelalp Resort in … Continue reading

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La Posada Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

La Posada Hotel is featured in the February 2012 edition of Smithsonian Magazine. A full page image of the hotel along with a short interview is included in the story “The Mystique of Route 66″ by David Lamb with photographs … Continue reading

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Open House at the Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport 12/10

Winslow Historical Society and Winslow Centennial Committee present Open House at the Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport December 10, 2011, in Winslow, Arizona   The Winslow Historical Society and Winslow Centennial Committee continue their year-long series of programs celebrating the history of … Continue reading

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