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
|October 22, 1791 - Pedro de Nava, military commander of the Internal Provinces of New Spain, instructs his captains to distribute some presidio lands to soldiers. Santa Fe was the only community with a presidio in New Mexico.|
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