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A Short History of the Green Chile Cheeseburger

New Mexico is famous for its green chile cheeseburgers. There's a Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail with 63 stops around the…
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About Santa Fe

Santa Fe has a timeless, earthy soul – a chic place that hasn’t forgotten its long and storied past. Founded…
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A Short History of Santa Fe’s La Fonda Hotel

If walls could talk, what stories we'd hear from La Fonda, the stately hotel that occupies the southeast corner of…
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What is the Chimayo Pilgrimage?

To the uninitiated, the yearly pilgrimage to the Santuario de Chimayo in northern New Mexico may seem an incredible, if…
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Distant Voice: A Letter from Fort Sumner, New Mexico, Feb. 26, 1864

Fort Sumner, New Mexico February 26th, 1864 My dear Wife, It is now so long since I have heard from…
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San Miguel Chapel

Is San Miguel Chapel really the oldest church in the United States? It’s hard to say for sure, of course,…
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A History of Art and Culture in Santa

Art has always played a profound role in Santa Fe’s cultural character. From the city’s founding in 1609 to the…
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New Mexico’s Historic Harvey Houses

La Castaneda, in Las Vegas, NM, built in the Mission Revival style, opened in 1898, and  hosted Teddy Roosevelt’s first…
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Treasured Lincoln Canes – a Living Spirit of New Mexico’s Tribes

This article originally appeared in 2015 President Lincoln stirs many historically vivid moments: The Gettysburg Address, abolitionism, his murder.  But…
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A Short History of Santa Fe’s Dining Landmarks

In America's oldest capital city, dining out can take you to some fascinating historic places. These include one of the…
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Santa Fe Museums Couldn’t be More Necessary

Santa Fe Museums and Historic Sites play a special and unique role, as museums and historic sites are concerned.  In…
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Ra Paulette: Cavedigger

Jeffrey Karoff was enjoying pancakes at a community fundraiser in 2000 when a neighbor said something that sounded absurd: A…
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