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.
Jornada del Muerto
July Dates in New Mexico History
Important dates in July in New Mexico.
Born May 3, 1920, New Mexico raised John Aaron Lewis was an American jazz pianist and composer and is best known as the musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet. Born in Illinois, he was raised near the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque. He attended the University of New Mexico where he studied music and […]
Crescit Eundo: The Story Behind New Mexico’s State Motto
Crescit Eundo: It Goes as it Grows. Crescit Eundo, New Mexico’s State Motto, has been translated into a variety of similar sayings. It Increases by Going. It Increases as it Goes Along. Or, my personal favorite and probably the most famous translation: It Goes as It Grows. What is Crecit Eundo? Crecit Eundo, New Mexico’s […]
The name Alexander Doniphan isn’t well known to the average New Mexican. I don’t remember hearing it when I took New Mexico history in fifth grade, nor do I remember it during New Mexico history at University. Nobody really speaks of him today. Nevertheless, we largely owe to Colonel Doniphan the foundation of most New […]