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Contact: Visitor Center, 505-757-7241
Pecos, NM:– Pecos National Historical Park invites you to an evening under the stars for a one-time showing of Madame Curie featuring Oscar-award winning actress Greer Garson on Friday, June 8th.
Madame Curie (1943) is an American biographical that depicts the story of Polish-French physicist Marie Curie in 1890s Paris. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Outstanding Motion Picture, Best Actor and.
The Pecos National Historical Park that we know today exists in large part due to the generosity and support of Greer Garson Fogelson and her husband Col. E.E. “Buddy” Fogelson. The Fogelsons owned and operated the Forked Lightning Ranch for 50 years. In 1991, Garson sold her ranch parcel to The Conservation Fund, which donated it to the National Park Service. She and her husband were honored with the Conservation Service Award, the Department of the Interior’s highest civilian award.
Admission to the movie is free, but due to limited space, reservations are required. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and the film will be shown in the field adjacent to the park’s headquarters building beginning at Please note, no entry will be permitted after Visitors are encouraged to bring their own blankets, chairs, snacks, and refreshments. Please bring a flashlight and dress appropriately for a summer evening in northern New Mexico. For more information and to make reservations, contact Pecos NHP at (505) 757-7241.The park extends a special thanks to Western National Parks Association for assisting with the showing of Madame Curie.
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From I-25 N: Take the Pecos/Glorieta Exit, #299. Left onto overpass, right onto Route 50; proceed on Route 50 for eight miles. At the village of Pecos, take a right at the four-way stop onto Route 63. In three miles, the trading post will be on your left. From I-25 S: Take the Rowe Exit, #307. Follow signs. From Highway 63, the trading post will be on your right.