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
|August 13, 1680 - Pope and other Pueblo Indian leaders fix this date to begin the united revolt against Spanish rule in New Mexico. Hostilities began three days early, however, because some messengers were captured. The revolt forced a 12-year Spanish exile from the area.|
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