Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

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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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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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