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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Category: Santa Fe History

New Mexico History

Words of Winter

A little bird this winter day Was sitting on a snowy branch, And all the tree looked right away Like one big blossom avalanche. This

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Santa Fe History

Legacy of Loretto

This 1944 photograph features the Loretto nuns at Christmas time in Santa Fe. On Sept. 26, 1852 the Sisters of Loretto arrived in Santa Fe

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A Graveside Christmas

Santa Fe will always be the City Different. During Christmas everyone partakes in our unique traditions. Thousands of farolitos dot the landscape. Their electronic counterparts

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Santa Fe History

Snowy Santa Fe

My dear friend, the late Robert H. Martin, captured this photo of the Santa Fe plaza. Hard to believe that cars were able to park

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Santa Fe History

It’s All in the Name

The name of the Lensic, Santa Fe’s performing art center, is all about family. Each letter in the name is for the six children of

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Santa Fe History

Santa Fe’s Military Legacy

Fort Marcy helped to support and protect traders along the Santa Fe Trail during the Mexican-American War. That year Brigadier-General Stephen Kearny travelled along the

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