Celebrating New Mexico Statehood is a resource to help you explore our state's history and culture. Pick a topic from the icon bar below, or browse cultural heritage collections from twelve New Mexico museums and libraries. Online collections include photographs, documents, maps, posters, art, music and video. State history lesson plans for K-12 students are also posted online for teachers.
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This Month in New Mexico History
|April 26, 1901 - Outlaw Tom "Blackjack" Ketchum is hanged in Clayton for committing a train robbery. Ketchum was decapitated while plunging from the gallows and his death raised many questions about the inhumanity of this method of execution.|
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