Be a Part of History in Santa Fe

Become a Patron and Support Ana Pacheco's Work

Support Ana Pacheco as she delves into centuries of Santa Fe history. Through her thirty years as a writer and historian Pacheco has created books, blogs, videos, podcasts, and tours. In the last three decades she has pieced together the puzzle that makes Santa Fe the most historically significant city in the U. S. In appreciation of your contribution, you will receive an E-cookbook that defines Santa Fe’s unique cuisine, monthly webinars outlining historic aspects of Santa Fe, plus discounts to her five-star walking tours of the City Different.

Exclusive Offers for Your Support

Santa Fe History Zoom Webinars

First Wednesday of every month at 7 pm MST. Members get free access when booking through their membership dashboard.

Cultural Convergence Cookbook​

Foods of the Indigenous Southwest, Mexico & Spain. Full access to ebook.

Coupon Codes for Walking Tours

Get coupon codes for 15% off all historical walking tours with Ana Pacheco.

Historical Walking Tour of Santa Fe

Discover downtown Santa Fe with Ana Pacheco as she explains how the Ancient City continues to be linked to national and world history.

Santa Fe History Zoom Webinars

Santa Fe History Webinar
by Ana Pacheco
Includes Power Point & Audience Q&A
First Wednesday of the Month – One-Hour Presentation

Pueblos of New Mexico - April 5, 2023

An historical overview of New Mexico’s nineteen Pueblos with photos from 1866 – 1925. New Mexico is the only state in the U.S. that has allowed the indigenous to remain on their ancestral land.

Santa Fe as a Spiritual Refuge - May 3, 2023

Santa Fe’s history of major religions and spiritual groups that sought refuge as a result of a war and persecution. Many believe that Santa Fe is a beacon for the spiritually conscious because of the surrounding mountain vortex.  

Santa Fe as an Art Mecca - June 7, 2023

The history of the three waves of artists to arrive in Santa Fe with an overview on the people who made Santa Fe one of the leading art markets in the U.S. Today, Santa Fe is one of the largest art markets in the country after New York and Los Angeles. In 2005 Santa Fe was named a UNESCO creative city.

The Manhattan Project @ 109 E. Palace Avenue - July 5, 2024

Find out how New Mexico became the birthplace of the Atomic Bomb. 

Only in Santa Fe - August 2, 2023

Unique history highlighting four hundred years of architecture, spirituality and the people that continue to make Santa Fe the City Different. Historical facts that will help you understand how Santa Fe became the most historically significant city in the country.

Concha Ortiz y Pino - September 6, 2023

New Mexico’s Grande Dame worked with 19 New Mexico governors, six U.S. presidents and was officially declared a treasure in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and the state of New Mexico.

Fray Angelico Chavez - October 4, 2023

A Renaissance man of New Mexico, Fray Angelico Chavez, is considered the preeminent Hispanic historian and author of New Mexico. The author of 22 books, the Fray Angelico Chavez Library at the Palace of the Governors is named in his honor. 

New Mexico Death Rituals - November 1, 2023

The history of death rituals in New Mexico through the mid-twentieth century, along with death practices of cultures throughout the world.

New Mexico’s Crypto Jews - December 6, 2023

Of the nineteen founding families of Santa Fe eleven are believed to be the Sephardic Jews who hid their faith for centuries in fear of persecution.

Santa Fe’s Founding Families - January 3, 2024

Discover the origins of New Mexico’s founding families of Spain.

J. Paul Taylor: The Man from Mesilla – February 7, 2024

The history of Mesilla, N.M. and the story of J. Paul Taylor and his contributions in southern New Mexico that led to the inclusion of his home as a historical property for the state of New Mexico.

History of Santa Fe - March 2, 2024

From the longest war in recorded history between the Moors and the Spaniards, the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 and the dawn of the Atomic Age. Highlights of Santa Fe during the last four centuries detailed with an historical timeline.

Cultural Convergence Cookbook eBook
Foods of the Indigenous Southwest, Mexico & Spain

Recipes include:

  • Red Chile
  • Green Chile
  • Albondigas
  • Atole
  • Beef Tongue
  • Lengua
  • Bizcochitos
  • Bunuelos
  • Burrinates
  • Cabrito
  • Calabacitas
  • Carne Adovada
  • Carne Seca
  • Chaquegue
  • Chicharrones
  • Chiles Rellenos
  • Chile Verde
  • Capriotada
  • Costillas
  • Chicos
  • Empanadas
  • Flan
  • Guacamole
  • Matanza
  • Haba Soup
  • Menudo
  • Tripe
  • Blue Corn Tortillas
  • Sopaipillas
  • Sweet Breads
  • Tamales
  • Torta De Huevo
  • Uetano
  • Verdolagas
  • Posole
  • Torrejas
  • Frijoles
  • Pinto Beans
  • Panocha
  • Paella
  • Quelites
  • Queso Blanco
  • Verdolagas
  • Pipian
  • Pasteles
  • Torta De Huevo
  • Lenten Foods
  • Natillas
  • Chile Caribe
  • Chile Verde
  • Tacos
  • Red Chile Pork Tamales
  • Chokecherry Jelly
  • Chile Con Queso
  • Taquitos
  • Enchiladas
  • Arroz Con Leche
  • Sweet Rice
  • Chiles Rellenos
  • Chicken Tacos
  • Bean Dip
  • Costillas
  • Lamb Ribs
  • Four Tortillas
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Fried Bread
  • Cafe Con Leche
  • Empanaditas
  • Santa Fe Recipes
  • Northern New Mexico Recipes
  • Sesos
  • Fried Brains
  • Queso

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Support Ana Pacheco's work and become a member of history

Want to give a one-time thank you? Donate on Ana's Buy me a Coffee page and gain access to the Cultural Convergence Cookbook.