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46 New Mexico National Historic Landmarks


Abo – 5/21/2001
A pueblo ruin that is said to date back to the 1300s and a major trading station during its time.
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Acoma Pueblo - 5/22/2001
A Native American pueblo built on top of a 367-foot sandstone mesa, also known as "Sky City".
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Bandelier CCC - 4/30/2017
The 31 buildings built during the Depression by the Civilian Conservation Corps illustrate the guiding principles of National Park Service Rustic architecture, being based on local materials and styles.
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Barrio De Analco (Santa Fe) - 4/30/2017
The district represents one of the oldest clusters of what were working- or lower-class residences in North America, and are in a cross-section of pre-statehood architectural styles.
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Ernest L. Blumenschein House (Taos) - 4/28/2017
The single-story adobe home of the painter, a co-founder of the Taos Society of Artists and one of the "Taos Six".
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Ernie Pyle House (Albuquerque) - 4/29/2017
Built in 1940, it was the home of famed war correspondent Ernie Pyle from then until his untimely death in 1945 during World War II.
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Glorieta Pass Battlefield - 4/30/2017
The site of a Civil War battle that ended Confederate ambitions to cut off the West from the Union.
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Kit Carson House (Taos) - 4/28/2017
From 1843 until his death, the home of the frontiersman and a good example of Spanish Colonial architecture.
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Las Trampas Historic District (Las Trampas) - 9/10/2008
Founded in 1751 by twelve Spanish families from Santa Fe and considered a model of the adobe architecture found throughout New Mexico.
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Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (Los Alamos) - 4/30/2017
The laboratory was founded during World War II as a secret, centralized facility to coordinate the scientific research of the Manhattan Project, the Allied project to develop the first nuclear weapons.
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Mabel Dodge Luhan House (Taos) - 4/28/2017
The home of the arts supporter and writer where she hosted well-known writers, painters, photographers, and musicians, and nurturing the young Taos art colony.
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NPS Region III HQ (Santa Fe) - 4/30/2017
The office, a masterpiece of Spanish Pueblo Revival architecture, provides support for Park Service properties throughout the intermountain region of the American Southwest.
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Palace of the Governors (Santa Fe) - 4/30/2017
An adobe structure that served as the seat of government for the state of New Mexico for centuries, and the oldest continuously occupied public building in the U. S.
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Pecos Pueblo – 6/4/1995
A Pueblo community occupied for over 400 years, where the Spanish built and occupied a mission at the site for about 200 of those years.
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Quarai - 4/29/2017
The archaeological remains of prehistoric Native American settlements, a pueblo that was abandoned in the 1670s during the Spanish colonial period, a 17th-century Spanish mission compound, and 19th-century Spanish ranching artifacts.
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Raton Pass - 6/3/1995
A mountain pass along the Colorado/New Mexico border on the Santa Fe Trail.
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San Estevan Del Rey Mission (Church) (Acoma) – 5/22/2001
A large adobe Spanish mission church that was founded in 1629 at Acoma Pueblo, named for Saint Stephen I of Hungary.
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San Francisco de Asis Mission Church (Ranchos de Taos) - 4/28/2017
Built between 1772 and 1816, it is one of the finest extant examples of a Spanish Colonial New Mexico mission church.
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San Gabriel de Yungue-Ouinge - 4/28/2017
The site of the first Spanish capital of its provincial territory of Santa Fe de Nuevo México.
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San Jose De Gracia Church (Las Trampas) - 9/10/2008
A church built between 1760 and 1776, also known as Church of Santo Tomas Del Rio de Las Trampas.
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Santa Fe Plaza (Santa Fe) - 9/10/2008
The center gathering place in town, echoing the traditional Spanish-American colonial cities.
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Seton Village (Santa Fe) - 4/30/2017
Encompasses a residential settlement and educational facility established in 1930 by Ernest Thompson Seton, an educator, conservationist and founder of the Boy Scouts of America.
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Taos Pueblo (Taos) - 4/28/2017
An ancient pueblo belonging to a Tiwa-speaking tribe of Puebloan people, considered to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the U. S.
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Wagon Mound (Wagon Mound) - 4/28/2017
A butte that was a major landmark for pioneers along the Cimarron Cutoff of the Old Santa Fe Trail.
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Watrous (Watrous) - 4/28/2017
Encompasses the historic junction point of the two major branches (Mountain and Cimmaron Cutoff) of the Santa Fe Trail.
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