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Category: New Mexico History

New Mexico History

Origin of New Mexico Chile

Chile found its way to New Mexico with the Spanish Colonists in 1598. The Tlaxcalan Mexican Indian servants brought the seeds with them.  Another theory

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New Mexico History

New Mexico’s Hot Industry

The Chile Pepper Institute states that in addition to chile being a $240 million dollar industry, New Mexico is the nation’s premier producer of hot

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New Mexico History

Marketing Death in New Mexico

The Egyptians refined the ancient practice of embalming from c.1550–1069 BC. By the mid 19th century it was readily available in other parts of the

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New Mexico History

Brains for Breakfast

Have you ever felt that your brain was fried, or that you were brain-dead? Well, maybe it’s because you never ate brains for breakfast. Archaeologists

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New Mexico History

Spain’s U.S. Legacy

The Spanish explorers christened the West long before people who spoke English had ever visited the area.  Many of the names of our most popular

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