Mary Jane Clark – June 20 Storyteller

Mary Jane Clark – June 20 Storyteller

Mary Jane was born at home at her father’s trading post.  She is a WWII nurse trainee, hunter, skier, and founder of Toh-Atin Gallery (est. 1957). Mary Jane Clark will share her Durango Native Story on June 20 at the historic Henry Strater Theater. Purchase...
Landing the Mary Jane

Landing the Mary Jane

The Mary Jane arrived in 1939 by train and is now on display in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum (479 Main Ave.).  She’s a 1939 Century Sea Maid runabout build from Philippine mahogany.  The Mary Jane called Electra Lake (22 mi....
Our first story

Our first story

The first version of Durango Native Stories was told by Rod Turner (b. 1931) and his daughter, Laurel Turner Waller, on June 8, 2017 at the Henry Strater Theatre. Click here to see Rod’s story for an example of the history and humor of shared by our...