April 29, 2020

Our closure (of both site and museum) has been extended through July 31st, in keeping with the guidance of our parent institution, Eastern New Mexico University. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, and urge you to maintain safety and health best practice...

September 10, 2019

It's that time of year again! We're starting to gear up for our Annual Atlatl Competition at the NHL, and boy, do we have news for you! This year the Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark will be co-hosting the State Archaeology Fair at the site (along with State...

August 31, 2018

All: we are excited to announce that we have begun planning in earnest for our 18th Annual Atlatl Competition! This year's date will be October 27th, the last Saturday of the month as has been our tradition in years past. We will have our competition, as well as our sp...

March 30, 2018

The site will reopen this weekend, March 31- April 1. The site will be open on weekends only until Memorial Day, after which we will be open allllll summer long-- woohoo! Check us out soon.

March 30, 2018

Join us on May 5th for our Annual Prehistory Day Open House event at the Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark. This event is a part of New Mexico Heritage Preservation Month. Be there or be square!

November 10, 2017

Hi all,

The end of the season has come, and the archaeological site (the National Historic Landmark) is now closed for the season. We're as sad about this as you are! I personally will be counting down the days until April 7th.

Oh, didn't I mention that? The site will RE...

July 25, 2017

Hi all, unfortunately we will be closing the landmark (during the week only) two weeks early this year. With the transition with the new director and our students returning to school, we simply aren't able to stay open for those last two full weeks, and we apologize. W...

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