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June 27, 2020
11:00 AM
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Silver City, NM 88062
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Dr. Don Montoya Speaks at Territorial Charter Day in Silver City
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Doctors, Midwives, & Quacks: Medicine in Silver City in the 1870's

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Dr. Don Montoya will speak on the state of medicine in Silver City in the 1870's. Don Montoya, M.D. was born in Fierro, New Mexico. He attended medical school at UNM in Albuquerque and completed his residency at University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in Portland, Oregon. He practiced medicine for 35 rewarding years. He spent six years researching for his yet unpublished manuscript titled, "With Pick and Shovel: The Early History of Grant County, New Mexico." He lives in Silver City with his wife Kim and spends his days researching, reading and writing history with his faithful dog Panda at his side.