The La Garita Book

Makes For A Fantastic Gift

A must read for people from or with roots in the San Luis Valley. Along with all who love the valley and enjoy local history written by those who lived it.

Welcome

The Mission of F.A. White LaGarita Books LLC is to provide educational, informational, and hands-on experiences via print, multi-media and personal presentations to individuals and to the general public. Experiences that enrich and enhance the search for more complete human understanding through the study of history, culture folklore, philosophy, environment flora and fauna as they pertain to the village of La Garita, Colorado, and the surrounding San Luis Valley area.

The intent is to foster appreciation for cultural diversity with an emphasis on the Hispano/Chicano experience: to foster better understanding within individuals and among all people, with true respect for one another's unique differences.

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What We Offer

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Educational Presentations

Author Frank Amadeo White is available for educational lectures and presentations to groups of any size about the history, culture, ecology, plant life, and life in La Garita and the surrounding San Luis Valley Area, custom tailored to fit your needs.

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Tours

Join us for a fun-filled Milagro Tour. Experience hands-on learning about southwestern history, culture, herbs, plants and much more. Group tours, usually held on weekends are available for any organization whose interests include the San Luis Valley of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. These can be customized for specific events or places.

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The La Garita Book

Join us for a fun-filled Milagro Tour.

Experience hands-on learning about southwestern history, culture, herbs, plants and much more. Group tours, usually held on weekends are available for any organization whose interests include the San Luis Valley of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. These can be customized for specific events or places.

About La Garita

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True Stories

"Not very often do you find a book that looks to the future while remembering the past..."

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F. Amadeo White

"F. Amadeo White's words do more than tell a story on the surface..."

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Colorado's History

"I strongly encourage others to record their own stories. I believe that awareness leads to better understanding..."

Testimonials

"You have released the old and embraced the new. So good and interesting that it makes for one of those books you can't put down.

-L. ABEYTA

"La Garita Books does its best to preserve and promote the beautiful and mystical San Luis Valley
-BARBARA BURDICK

"I recommend this book to anyone interested in reading about the early settler or the San Luis Valley
-B. BACA


"This book opens up a window to a way of life which is slipping away. A great study of culture...
-P. FNANCESCHI-WHITE