• Acoma Pueblo
  • Agua Fria-Quemado
  • Alameda Land Grant
  • Alamogordo
  • Albuquerque, The Founding of
  • Archaeology Fair 2008- NM 15th Annual
  • Atrisco
  • Belen
  • Bernalillo
  • Bernalillo Matachines-Church Procession
  • Blackdom
  • Blackwater Draw
  • Bosque de Pinos
  • Carlsbad
  • Casa Colorada Grant
  • Cerrillos, New Mexico and Mining in the Cerrillos Hills
  • Chaco Canyon
  • Chamisal
  • Chaperito
  • Chilili Grant
  • Chloride
  • Church Rock Tailings Spill: July 16, 1979
  • Cicuique (Pecos Pueblo)
  • Cieneguilla
  • Clayton
  • Cleveland
  • Cloudcroft Baby Sanatorium
  • Conchas Dam
  • Costilla
  • Cubero
  • Deming
  • El Paso del Norte
  • El Vado
  • Espanola
  • Estancia
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • First Movie Filmed in New Mexico-1898
  • Fort Bayard
  • Fort Defiance
  • Fort Tularosa
  • Fort Wingate
  • Gallup
  • Glencoe
  • Glorieta
  • Goodson
  • Hobbs, New Mexico
  • Hopi
  • Indian Market Photos
  • Isleta Pueblo
  • Jarales
  • Jemez Pueblo
  • Kenna
  • Koehler
  • La Bajada
  • La Cienega
  • La Vega de Las Nutrias
  • Laguna Pueblo
  • Las Vegas
  • Lemitar
  • Lordsburg
  • Los Chaves
  • Los Lunas
  • Los Ojos, NM
  • Los Padillas
  • Lovington
  • Luis Lopez
  • Manzano Grant
  • Monticello
  • Mora Grant Documents
  • Nambé Pueblo
  • Navajo Nation
  • Ohkay Owingeh
  • Pajarito
  • Peralta
  • Picuris Pueblo
  • Placitas
  • Pojoaque Pueblo
  • Pueblo de Abiquiú – A Genízaro Community
  • Questa- San Antonio del Rio Colorado
  • Roswell
  • Ruidoso
  • Sabinal
  • San Felipe Pueblo
  • San Ramon
  • Sandia Pueblo
  • Santa Clara Pueblo
  • Santo Domingo Pueblo
  • Shalam Colony-A Utopian Experiment
  • Shiprock
  • Socorro
  • Taos
  • Taos Pueblo
  • Tesuque Pueblo
  • Truth or Consequences
  • Tucumcari
  • Wagon Mound
  • Watrous
  • Wetherill Cemetery
  • Zia Pueblo
  • Costilla


    Originally a part of the hunting-wintering ground for many indigenous people, this area was originally homeland for the Ute people. Commencing in 1849, as part of the effort to encourage occupation on the Sangre de Cristo Land Grant, seven plazas would be settled along the Rio Costilla. Governor Diego de Vargas crossed this valley during his reconquest of New Mexico in 1694, as did Juan Bautista de Anza during his 1779 Comanche campaign.

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