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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Spirituality

Procession of Faith

The custom of processions in Santa Fe began in 1598 when Don Juan de Oñate and the founding families settled the region for the Spanish

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Santa Fe History

The Harvey Girls Refine the West

In the late 19th century the Englishman and entrepreneur Fred Harvey helped define Southwest hospitality. He hired young refined women to work as waitresses. His

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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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Spirituality

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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