Kit Carson Home, Taos, NM Photos

Christopher "Kit" Carson (1809-68) was a frontiersman who made his name as a guide for expeditions of John C. Freemont & Mexican American War campaigns of Gen. Stephen Watts Kearny. His home in Taos, NM is now a house museum. Carson is buried in Taos beside his wife Josefa Jaramillo.

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Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Courtyard of Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Fireplace in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.
Kit Carson Home (c1825) (113 Kit Carson Road). Taos, NM. On National Register.Kit Carson Home (c1825) (113 Kit Carson Road). Taos, NM.Courtyard of Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Fireplace in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.
Kitchen in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Pottery in kitchen in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Pottery jugs in kitchen in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Bowl, pitcher, mortar & pestle on serape at Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.
Kitchen in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Pottery in kitchen in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Pottery jugs in kitchen in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Bowl, pitcher, mortar & pestle on serape at Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.
Display room in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Kit Carson's Masonic Apron in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Christopher Carson portrait by Blanche C. Grant in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Graphic of Birthplace of Kit Carson in Madison County Kentucky by A.J. Merrill in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.
Display room in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Kit Carson's Masonic Apron in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Christopher Carson (1809-68) portrait (1935) by Blanche C. Grant in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Graphic of Birthplace of Kit Carson in Madison County Kentucky by A.J. Merrill in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.
Painting of Kit Carson with John C. Freemont by McAfee in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Lock from the door of the Kit Carson Home probably made in Mexico based on style of late 1700s. Taos, NM.Grave of Kit Carson in Taos cemetery. Taos, NM.Grave of Kit Carson. Taos, NM.
Painting of Kit Carson with John C. Freemont by McAfee in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM.Lock from the door of the Kit Carson Home probably made in Mexico based on style of late 1700s. Taos, NM.Grave of Kit Carson in Taos cemetery. Taos, NM.Grave of Kit Carson. Taos, NM.
Grave of Josephine wife of Kit Carson. Taos, NM.


Grave of Josephine (1828-68) wife of Kit Carson. Taos, NM.



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