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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Spirituality

The San Miguel Mission Bell

Historical records indicate that Santa Fe’s San Miguel Mission was built between 1605 and 1608. The church was built by the Franciscan missionaries on the

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Writers

Pursuit of Happiness

Like any good writer, Evan S. Connell melded life experience into his stories. Two of his books Mrs. Bridge published in 1958, and Mr. Bridge

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New Mexico History

La Llorona

La Llorona, the wailing woman, is an important part of New Mexico cultural folklore. The legend may have originated in 1520 with the Spanish conquest

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Writers

Fray Angelico Chavez

Fray Angélico Chávez of Santa Fe was a priest, genealogist and a historian. He was also the author of 22 books, including nine historical books.

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Performing Arts

Weaver of Tunes

Nicolás Escajeda was a shy, humble Mexican known throughout Santa Fe as a noble gentleman, singer and weaver. Nicolás was born in Acensión, in the

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