Events 2022: December 1-3 (Thurs – Sat) – 41st Annual Red Rock Balloon Rally in Gallup; and the Festival of the Cranes at Bosque del Apache in Socorro. December 3 (Sat) – ABQ Twinkle Light Parade in Nob Hill, Albuquerque; Starlight Parade and St. Nick Night in Corrales; and Winter Letters From the Reservation at […]
Events: November 1, 2022 – Dia de los Muertos Celebration at the Plaza in Old Town, Albuquerque, New Mexico November 4, 2022 – Fred Harvey History Weekend at the New Mexico History Museum the Man of Enchantment’s Newsletter is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or […]
Events: 2022 October 1-9 – The 50th Annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta takes place at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 2022 October 1-2 – 50th Annual Harvest Festival at El Rancho de Las Golondrinas 2022 October 1 – 11th Annual New Mexico Brew Festival 2022 October 3 – 100th Annual Eastern New Mexico […]
2022 September 2 – The 97th Annual burning of Zozobra is held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at Fort Marcy Park. 2022 September 2 – The 50th Annual Hatch Chile Festival is held in Hatch, New Mexico, marking a half century of celebration of one of the State Vegetables of New Mexico. 2022 September 6 […]
George McJunkin discovered the Folsom Points, which resulted in a sea change of understanding of pre-historic peoples in North America.
Kearny Code of Laws Letter of General Kearny to the Adjutant General.Headquarters, Army of the West, Santa Fe, New Mexico September 22, 1846. Sir: – I enclose herewith a copy of the laws prepared for the government of the territory of New Mexico, and a list of appointments to civil offices in the territory, both […]
August Dates in New Mexico History
On June 20, 1850, by a vote of 8,371 to 39, the citizens of New Mexico overwhelmingly voted in favor of this Constitution as a first step establishment of Statehood for New Mexico.