New Mexico Historic Sites
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Los Luceros Historic Site
In a state blessed with numerous cultural gems, Los Luceros Historic Site is surely one of New Mexico's most scenic and historically rich properties.
Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property
Located on the historic plaza in Old Mesilla, the Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property embodies the rich history and heritage of the Southwest Borderlands. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and consists of two storefronts and a large residence.
Lincoln Historic Site
A town made famous by one of the most violent periods in NM history. See the Old Courthouse with exhibits detailing the Lincoln County War. Walk in the footsteps of Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, and other characters of the Wild West.
Jemez Historic Site
A short drive from Albuquerque and Bernalillo, the Jemez National Historic Landmark is one of the most beautiful historic sites in the Southwest. It includes the stone ruins of a 700 year old village and the San José de los Jemez church dating to 1621/2.
Fort Stanton Historic Site
Fort Stanton is situated on 240 acres and surrounded by 25,000 acres of undeveloped BLM land in south-central New Mexico. There are 88 buildings on this historic site, some dating back to 1855.
Fort Selden Historic Site
Fort Selden preserves more than 1400 years of history beginning with the ancient Mogollon; travelers camping at the site on El Camino Real in the 17th century; the U.S. Army soldiers in the 1800s; to the local people who lived nearby. Their stories enrich the history and heritage of New Mexico.
Coronado Historic Site
In 1540, Francisco Vásquez de Coronado—with 500 soldiers and 2,000 Indigenous allies—entered the Rio Grande valley near this site. Searching for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold, he instead found a dozen villages inhabited by prosperous native farmers.
Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner Historic Site
A unique museum designed by Navajo architect David Sloan - shaped like a hogan and a tepee - and an interpretive trail, provide information about the tragic history of Fort Sumner and Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation.