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Address: 506 D.H. Lawrence Ranch Rd, Taos, NM 87564
Phone Number: +1 575-776-2245
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Description: A memorial chapel for the famous 20th-century author D.H. Lawrence is...
A memorial chapel for the famous 20th-century author D.H. Lawrence is located on the ranch where he lived on and off in the early 1920s. The author described Taos as "...one of the chosen spots on earth."
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The Spirit of Taos

Well, D H was only in New Mexico for a few months in total so why all the fuss? We found him first in Vence, France, or at least a memorial to him. Seems he was dug up and then... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Seillans, France
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Well, D H was only in New Mexico for a few months in total so why all the fuss? We found him first in Vence, France, or at least a memorial to him. Seems he was dug up and then cremated so he could be moved back to his wife in Taos. She was having an affair with the Italian... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Literary people and historians will love this place. There's a long, slow drive up a curvy gravel road; a tiny, tidy house; a hike up a paved switchback path to a final resting place; and a handful of animals eager for human company. And it doesn't take long to see the entire place - you can do the whole thing... More 

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Rocky Mount, NC
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The ranch is only open Thursday, Friday, & Saturday.... so we had to wait a couple of days to plan our trip to the ranch. It was a few miles North of Taos on Hwy 522 and the road to the ranch was an improved dirt road.... the 7 mile trip on the dirt road seemed like forever (going 10... More 

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USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Good exercise here. It's fun to learn about D.H., Frieda, and Dorothy. See where they lived, sit under the tree that Georgia O'Keefe painted, and dream.

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Albuquerque
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is am important landmark near Taos. It was given to the University of New Mexico by Lawrence's widow and housed Lawrence Fellows, writers in-residence working on their craft. In recent years, the ranch has become a mecca for Lawrence fans and artists and writers who appreciate what Lawrence's vision for the ranch was: to create an artist utopia in... More 

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had been trying to visit this historic place but with no luck. The phone number listed was disconnected and the Taos visitor center did not know when it was open. One day we were heading north out of Taos on our way to Questa. At mile marker 10 there was a state historical marker about the DH Lawrence ranch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

All literary fans visiting Northern New Mexico should include a visit to the DH Lawrence Ranch during their trip. Now open 3 days a week (managed by the University of New Mexico), the location alone of this gem makes for an enjoyable side trip. Check it out. You won't be disappointed.

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I'm from Nottingham England, visited Eastwood his birth place this summer and had the privilege and opportunity to see his resting place today. Well worth the trip. Open to the public on the weekends. The La Fonda Hotel in Taos Has 9 original painting from Lawrence.$6 to see the paintings. They where Exhibited in London England in 1928. They are... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

As of July 7, 2014 the D. H. Lawrence ranch has reopened to visitors on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10 to 4. We. visited this morning. When we arrived at 11, no one seemed to be about except a few other visitors . But after we all hiked up to see the memorial shrine, the caretakers had returned and... More 

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Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

You are likely to be disappointed if you try and find this - it's been closed for years and only a security guard remains on site. Many of the new local maps still mark it as accessible, however, and there is no indication that it's shut on the road up to it, so the information in local brochures is often... More 

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