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Walsenburg

                            Walsenburg 1881: Five trains of U.S. soldiers passed … Keep Reading

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The mail must go through

by Nancy Christofferson ROCKY MOUNTAIN SOUTHWEST — In early 1848, the end of the War with Mexico was under negotiation. Congress signed the Treaty … Keep Reading

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Marching the Santa Fe Trail

by Nancy Christofferson ROCKY MOUNTAIN SOUTHWEST — The long march to New Mexico in 1846 for soldiers of the United States following Colonel … Keep Reading

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The Santa Fe road grows up

by Nancy Christofferson SOUTHERN COLORADO AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO — By the 1830s the road to Santa Fe was seeing increased traffic and more … Keep Reading

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The road to Santa Fe

by Nancy Christofferson NEW MEXICO— 1821 was a pivotal year for New Mexico and adjacent lands. First, an uprising throughout Spanish-owned Mexico … Keep Reading

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France v. Spain

by Nancy Christofferson ROCKY MOUNTAIN SOUTHWEST — In the late 1700s, Spain still claimed most of the western United States, from the … Keep Reading

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