Tag: new mexico history

The Enchantment Chronicles: Episode 1 – New Mexico’s Flag and Symbolic Journey

New Mexico, a state known for its enchanting beauty and rich history, carries an array of intriguing symbols that hold captivating tales of origin and evolution. The Enchantment Chronicles, a dedicated podcast series, provides listeners with an immersive journey through the enchanting history of New Mexico. This particular episode embarks on a riveting exploration of […]

Kearny Code – 1846

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 […]

State Seal of New Mexico

New Mexico’s first Territorial Seal was designed in 1851, shortly after the United States’ acquisition due to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. While there is no record of the original Territorial Seal – which according to the New Mexico Secretary of State may be encapsulated in the Soldier’s Monument on the Santa Fe Plaza – […]