Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Santa Fe History

Capturing Santa Fe History

The photographer Robert H. Martin came to Santa Fe to document the history of the world’s first atomic bomb. In the process he ended up

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Methodist Inroads to Santa Fe

In October of 1850, Methodist minister Rev. E.G. Nicholson arrived in Santa Fe from Independence, Mo.. He preached his first sermon to a small congregation

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Death in New Mexico

Keeping the Dead Company

Through the mid-twentieth century the tradition of staying with a dead loved one at night was practiced in New Mexico. Family members sat vigil with the

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Santa Fe’s Early Artists

The genesis of Santa Fe as an art mecca begins with Neolithic artifacts. Decorative shards of pottery from the 13th century, along with remnants of

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