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Old Town Albuquerque

Index Old Town Albuquerque

Old Town is the historic original town site of Albuquerque, New Mexico, laid out by Spanish colonists in the 1700s. [1]

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Adobe

Adobe is a building material made from earth and other organic materials.

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Albuquerque Museum of Art and History

The Albuquerque Museum, formerly known as The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico in Old Town Albuquerque.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque (Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil; Arawageeki; Vakêêke; Gołgéeki) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway

The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, often referred to as the Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States.

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Battle of Albuquerque

The Battle of Albuquerque was a small engagement of the American Civil War in April 1862 between General Henry Hopkins Sibley's Army of New Mexico and a Union Army under Edward R. S. Canby.

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Battle of Glorieta Pass

The Battle of Glorieta Pass, fought from March 26–28, 1862, in the northern New Mexico Territory, was the decisive battle of the New Mexico Campaign during the American Civil War.

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Central Avenue (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Central Avenue is a major east-west street in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which historically served as the city's main thoroughfare and principal axis of development.

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Charles A. Bottger House

The Charles A. Bottger House is a historic house in the Old Town neighborhood of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Chihuahua City

The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Downtown Albuquerque

Downtown Albuquerque is the central business district of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Explora (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Explora is a science center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, located near Old Town Albuquerque.

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Flags of the Confederate States of America

Three successive designs served as the official national flag of the Confederate States of America (the "Confederate States" or the "Confederacy") during its existence from 1861 to 1865.

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Flickr

Flickr (pronounced "flicker") is an image hosting service and video hosting service.

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Francisco Cuervo y Valdés

Francisco Cuervo y Valdés (1651–1714) was a Spanish politician who ruled Nuevo Leon, Coahuila (1698–1703), Texas (1698–1702) and New Mexico (1704–1707).

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Henry Hopkins Sibley

Henry Hopkins Sibley (May 25, 1816 – August 23, 1886) was a career officer in the United States Army, who commanded a Confederate cavalry brigade in the Civil War. In 1862, he attempted to forge a supply-route from California, in defiance of the Union Blockade of the Atlantic and Gulf ports, while also aiming to appropriate the Colorado gold mines to replenish the Confederate treasury.

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Las Vegas, New Mexico

Las Vegas is a city in and the county seat of San Miguel County, New Mexico, United States.

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Luminaria

A luminaria or farolito (see naming disagreement section below) is a small paper lantern (commonly a candle set in some sand inside a paper bag) which is of significance in the U.S. state of New Mexico in southwest United States at Christmas time, especially on Christmas Eve.

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Mesilla, New Mexico

Mesilla (also known as La Mesilla and Old Mesilla) is a town in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States.

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Mexican War of Independence

The Mexican War of Independence (Guerra de Independencia de México) was an armed conflict, and the culmination of a political and social process which ended the rule of Spain in 1821 in the territory of New Spain.

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Mexican–American War

The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico) from 1846 to 1848.

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Mexico

Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

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Mountain gun

Mountain guns are artillery pieces designed for use in mountain warfare and areas where usual wheeled transport is not possible.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.

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New Mexico

New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.

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New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs is an executive branch agency of the New Mexico state government.

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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is a natural history and science museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico near Old Town Albuquerque.

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New Mexico State Register of Cultural Properties

The New Mexico State Register of Cultural Properties is a register of historic and prehistoric properties located in the state of New Mexico.

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Our Lady of the Angels School (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Our Lady of the Angels School is a historic school at 320 Romero Street, NW in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Picket fence

Picket fences are a type of fence often used decoratively for domestic boundaries, distinguished by their evenly spaced vertical boards, the pickets, attached to horizontal rails.

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Pueblo Revival architecture

The Pueblo Revival style is a regional architectural style of the Southwestern United States, which draws its inspiration from the Pueblos and the Spanish missions in New Mexico.

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Rio Grande

The Rio Grande (or; Río Bravo del Norte, or simply Río Bravo) is one of the principal rivers in the southwest United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Colorado River).

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San Felipe de Neri Church

San Felipe de Neri Church is a historic Catholic church located on the north side of Old Town Plaza in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe (or; Tewa: Ogha Po'oge, Yootó) is the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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Stephen W. Kearny

Stephen Watts Kearny (surname also appears as Kearney in some historic sources; August 30, 1794October 31, 1848), was one of the foremost antebellum frontier officers of the United States Army.

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Taos, New Mexico

Taos is a town in Taos County in the north-central region of New Mexico in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, incorporated in 1934.

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Territorial architecture

Territorial architecture was a style of building developed and used in the New Mexico Territory from the time of the American occupation in 1846 until 1912, at which time New Mexico stopped being a territory and became a state.

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Works Progress Administration

The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Town_Albuquerque

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