New Mexico History

  • The History of the New Mexico State Flag

    The History of the New Mexico State Flag

    June 14 is an important day for New Mexico as it is both Flag Day and National New Mexico Day. To celebrate, we will learn the history of the Zia, New Mexico‚Äôs beautiful State Flag. Unbeknownst to many, despite the Zia being the best flag in the word, the famous red and yellow flag is not…


  • Jornada del Muerto

    Jornada del Muerto

    Jornada del Muerto’srich cultural and scientific heritage make it a unique and fascinating place, and it is well worth a visit for anyone interested in the history and culture of the Southwest.


  • December Events and Dates in New Mexico History

    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…


  • November Events and Dates in New Mexico History

    November Events and Dates in New Mexico History

    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…