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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Category: Santa Fe History

Santa Fe History

Santa Fe’s Patron Saint

Today, October 4th, is the Catholic feast day for St. Francis of Assisi. New Mexico’s capital city became La Villa Real de la Santa Fe

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Artists

A Vision for New Mexico

Allan Houser is considered to be one of the most important Native American artists of the 20th century. His work is displayed in collections in

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Santa Fe History

The Reign of Santa Fe

The creation of the Club Real (Royal Court) in Santa Fe in 1944 helped keep the Fiesta queens and princesses involved for future celebrations. The

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Santa Fe History

Legacy of Diego de Vargas

The Spanish governor responsible for the resettlement of Santa Fe in 1692 was christened Diego Jose de Vargas Zapata Lujan Ponce de Leon y Contreras

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Santa Fe History

An Effigy of Celebration

Created by the artist Will Shuster, Zozobra “Old Man Gloom” has kicked off the Santa Fe Fiesta with the burning of his marionette effigy to

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