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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Category: U.S. History

Santa Fe History

A Santa Fe Treasure Trove

The Laboratory of Anthropology at Museum Hill in Santa Fe has the complete collection of The North American Indian. Published at the beginning of the

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New Mexico History

Memorial Day Monday

Today on Memorial Day in Santa Fe and throughout the country ceremonies take place to honor our fallen veterans. American flags and flowers are places

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Death in New Mexico

Death’s Final Journey

Death rituals in the military include the custom of the riderless horse funeral procession. This tradition dates back to the 14th century when mourners would

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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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U.S. History

Independence Day & Death

Two of our founding fathers, John Adams our second president, and Thomas Jefferson, the third, both died on July 4, 1826. That year was the

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