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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Santa Fe History

Another Girls Academy

For more than a century Loretto Academy educated generations of girls and young women in Santa Fe. The Allison James school for girls founded by

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Santa Fe History

A Santa Fe Confidant

During a career that spanned more than half a century, Alfonso Alderete spent much of his time listening to people. He consoled them when they

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Artists

Preserving a Legacy

Bambi Ellis was born on May 12, 1922, at the family home on Camino del Monte Sol. She was the daughter of the artist Fremont

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Spirituality

Capilla of Santa Ines

Hispanic Catholics will often designate a special corner of their house with an altar. The setting will include the veneration for favorite saints and symbols

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Death in New Mexico

A Lasting Memory

In the early 1930s the process of capturing images known as the daguerreotype was invented in Europe. That creation was followed by the advent of

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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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