Fred Blackburn describing Snider's Well rediscovery and NPS relationship to it. Fred is a local historian and author. Fred Blackburn is also an independent guide, author, and contractor responsible for organizing the donation of Wetherill family collections to the Anasazi Heritage Center. He serves as a liaison between the Anasazi Heritage Center and the Wetherill family in a volunteer role. He has written extensively about the early archaeological era of the Four Corners. He co-authored with Dr. Ray Williamson Cowboys and Cave Dwellers, reviewing early archaeological explorations in the Grand Gulch and Mesa Verde region.