Tour Locations | Oral History Tour of Madrid, NM: The Town Too High To Die
You’re standing in front of a Trading Post, which was once a Sunday School, and a green house on its left, which used to be the town barber shop.
You’ll be hearing these names a lot, so let me clarify. Oscar Huber ran Madrid during its boomtown days. His son Joe took over a ghost town, and eventually sold it to re-settlers in 1973 with the aid of his father’s right-hand man, Johnny Achoa.
First, we’re going to hear from Mary, talking about her dad Oscar.
That was Waz and Lilly. Now, please continue about fifteen yards north up the road and stop at the big house with the large shady porch, and a sign that says “The Trading Bird.”