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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Category: Santa Fe History

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The Lore of Santacafe

Padre José M. Gallegos became New Mexico’s first Hispanic delegate elected to Congress in 1853. The house he built on Washington Avenue in the late

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Celebrating Guadalupe

Today is the Catholic feast day for Our Lady of Guadalupe. Throughout the world celebrations venerating Guadalupe are taking place. Considered the Madonna of the

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Santa Fe History

Lighting Up Santa Fe at Christmas

Farolitos, the small paper bag lanterns that dot the landscape and their electronic counterparts on public buildings magically appear in December throughout the city. It’s

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Santa Fe History

The Streets of Santa Fe

The roads of Santa Fe were historically named according to their destinations—Agua Fría, Cerrillos, Galisteo, Pecos and Taos. Camino de Chimayó once lead as the

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