Adelaide Serrano Hayes and Rosa Serrano Cassidy, c. 1867. “Even the Spanish ladies smoked cigaritas between dances."

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Early Old Town Vices and Diversions

You could picnic at La Hoya

Soldiers from Company D, Third Artillery, formed the American Dramatic Club and performed the first “theatricals" in 1858. Officers’ wives and “local senoritas" played the female parts. Shows included The Lady of Lyons and The Idiot Witness.


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