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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Category: New Mexico History

New Mexico History

Along the Camino Real

From 1680 until 1692, El Paso, Texas had the duel function of being the capitol and command post for the exiled Spaniards of New Mexico.

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New Mexico History

The El Paso Connection

New Mexico has been linked to El Paso since 1598 when the first Spanish settlers passed through on the Camino Real. Three centuries later the

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New Mexico History

New Mexico’s Black History

Unlike other parts of the U.S., African Americans remain a minority in New Mexico but their contributions are many. From helping to build this country’s

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Death on the Santa Fe Trail

In the 1830s Manuel Salustiano Delgado, an enterprising businessman developed cholera. He died along the Santa Fe Trail in route from Franklin, Missouri. His death

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New Mexico History

Rout 66: Gone But Not Forgotten

From the Archives of La Herencia: Historic Route 66 crossed Albuquerque via Central Avenue. Today, the street continues to separate north from south Albuquerque. Many

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New Mexico History

Brain Food

Have you ever eaten brains for breakfast? Archaeologists learned early on that European Neanderthals consumed brains as a morning ritual. During my years documenting New

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