Hispanic Neighborhoods and Residents, 1850s – 1906 | Pueblo

Portrait of Maria de la Luz Trujillo-Sandoval, 1890s


Born in 1830, she married Charles Archibald Metcalf, a trader, and pioneer in Pueblo, in 1845. Charles had been trapping/ trading with Indian tribes from the small fort located in what is now Pueblo; after marriage, they lived in the fort and she helped run the trading post. Maria was one of the earliest women to live in the Pueblo area. She died in 1910

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