Babygoo, you might enjoy reading back through the posts put up by TuuTuuTango, who has a real passion for Mogollon and spends a lot of his time there, when able.
He has a very good project underway concerning a grave he foundthere, which is the final resting place of one Susie Hand. TuuTuu want's to see the site preserved and maintained. In fact, many of us would.
I often think of our British ancestors and the "culture shock" they endured. In my families case it was the lush green of Ireland for the harsher New South Wales.
I don't think there'd have been much in the way of preparation for a Cornishman to meet American natives. Imagine meeting your first hostile party! No-one stopped for tea and scones.
"Those were great old days. Everthing is very quiet now, isn't it?" Elfego Baca