Pete Padilla

Pete Padilla was born in 1950 in San Miguel, on land his great-grandfather homesteaded. He talks about his family’s history in San Miguel, including their day-to-day life and involvement in building the church. Other topics covered include the local acequias and irrigation methods, a few unsolved murders, the interesting shape of the San Miguel Church, and puncture vine, also known as goatheads.

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