Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

New Mexico History

New Mexico’s Popular Saints

Today, November 3rd, is the Catholic feast day of San Martín de Porres. The Black saint is the patron of hairdressers, public health workers, persons

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Death in New Mexico

A Celebration of Death

“To the modern Mexican, death doesn’t have any meaning. …To the inhabitant of New York, Paris or London, death is a word that is never

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Ghost Stories

Legends of the Dead Live On

Geographically, New Mexico is the fifth largest state in the country after Alaska, Texas California, and Montana. Buried in the swathe of more than 121,000

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Santa Fe History

Santa Fe’s Patron Saint

Today, October 4th, is the Catholic feast day for St. Francis of Assisi. New Mexico’s capital city became La Villa Real de la Santa Fe

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