The Chichilticalli Trail Part IV – The Map
In my previous post I discussed the passage of the main body of the expedition and the various narratives we have of their passage. Now I will attempt to put together all the information from the all the various sources into one composite itinerary for this leg of the journey. Then I will overlay that
The Chichilticalli Trail Part III – The Expedition
In my previous post I discussed the passage of Cabeza de Vaca, Marcos de Niza and Melchor Díaz, now let’s examine the passage of the main body of the expedition. Itinerery Coronado left the Valley of Hearts on or around May 31 (arrived on May 26, rested 4 days) and travelled the 80 leagues to
The Chichilticalli Trail Part II – The Pathfinders
Read part I here While everyone likes to point out that Coronado was following established trade routes, it is not mentioned often enough who chose the route. The route Coronado followed was the same as that traversed by Fray Marcos de Niza the year before, and to a large extent, the same as that followed
Checklist for Chichilticalli Searchers
What Does Chichilticalli Mean?
The Chichilticalli Trail Part I – An Overview
Coronado’s Curious Trail
Coronado’s Missing Path
No Sign of Salado!
The Lost Pueblo of Chichilticalli