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New Mexico Communities

San José de Gracia Church | Las Trampas

San José de Gracia Church in Las Trampas is one of New Mexico’s best examples of 18th century Spanish Colonial architecture.

The Allure of Abiquiú

Spanish and Genízaro settlers established the Santa Rosa de Lima de Abiquiú on top of the ruins of a prehistoric Tewa Pueblo, P’efu in 1744.

Taos Pueblo

The World Heritage Society recognized Taos Pueblo as one of the most significant historical cultural landmarks in the world in 1992.

Kingston

With an abundance of silver, gold, and copper deposits, the Black Range experienced a population boom of miners, prospectors, investors, and entrepreneurs in the late 1800s. Rich lodes of...

Acoma Sky City

Acoma Sky City is one of the oldest communities in North American, occupied by the Acoma people for approximately one thousand years.

Hillsboro

Hillsboro is a small, quiet town located on Highway 52, about 30 miles from Truth or Consequences. The rolling, curvy stretch of road to get there from I-25 is...

Pinos Altos

Pinos Altos is a small community tucked into the beauty of the Gila National Forest, about 8 miles north of Silver City. Though today's population is around 300 people,...

Travelers Guide to Gallup

Home to over 20,000 people, Gallup is the largest community between Flagstaff and Albuquerque. Due to the remote location, the city is the primary transportation and financial hub for...

History of Gallup | Railroad to Route 66

The history of Gallup can be traced back thousands of years to the earliest inhabitants of the region. As the influence of the Ancestral Puebloans in Chaco Canyon expanded...

Dawson

Ghost towns litter the back roads in New Mexico. Miners settled most of these abandoned communities, extracting a variety of precious minerals and ores from the mountains and canyons...

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