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Santa Fe History

Four 4s for Santa Fe

New Mexico’s Zia Symbol The number four is significant for New Mexico starting with the state flag. In 1920 the self-taught artist, Velina Shije Herrera,

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Santa Fe History

Yahweh in Santa Fe

Numerous hidden historical treasures providing clues to Santa Fe’s fascinating past abound. Proof of this phenomena is right in plain sight. Upon entering the Cathedral

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Death in New Mexico

New Mexico & Memento Mori

The invention of the daguerreotype in Europe in the early 1830s, followed by the advent of photography in 1839, gave way to the concept of

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New Mexico History

History of Hermit’s Peak

The news of the fire at Hermit’s peak near Las Vegas, N.M, brings back memories of a different time. The mountain peak once called El

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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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