Tag : DYK

#DYK: Napoleon sold a part of …

#DYK Napoleon sold a part of the Louisiana Purchase, which extended into the NE corner of New Mexico. http://newmexicast.com

#DYK: A.D. 1-700 Anasazi baske…

#DYK A.D. 1-700 Anasazi basketmakers elevate weaving to an art, creating baskets, clothing, sandals and utensils. http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: A.D. 300-1400 Mogollon c…

#DYK A.D. 300-1400 Mogollon culture introduces artistic pottery and early architecture in the form of pit houses. http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: c. 10000-500 B.C. Cochis…

#DYK c. 10000-500 B.C. Cochise people are first inhabitants with evidence of agriculture in the Southwest. http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: c. 9000-8000 B.C. Folsom…

#DYK c. 9000-8000 B.C. Folsom people flourish throughout Southwest at the end of the last Ice Age. http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: c. 10000-9000 B.C. Clovi…

#DYK c. 10000-9000 B.C. Clovis hunters roam area in search of mammoth, bison and other game in New Mexico. http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: c. 25000 B.C. Sandia peo…

#DYK c. 25000 B.C. Sandia people leave earliest evidence of human existence in what is now New Mexico. http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: In 1609 Pedro de Peralta…

#DYK In 1609 Pedro de Peralta was made governor of the “Kingdom and Provinces of New Mexico.” http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: The U.S. acquired most o…

#DYK The U.S. acquired most of New Mexico in 1848, as a result of the Mexican War. http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: Grants, New Mexico, was …

#DYK Grants, New Mexico, was at one time known as the “Carrot capital of the country”. http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: Taos and its environs ha…

#DYK Taos and its environs have been the set of Hollywood films, documentaries, and TV commercials since the 1940s. http://newmexicast.com/

#DYK: Some 6,000 years ago, no…

#DYK Some 6,000 years ago, nomadic hunter-gatherers passed through the Taos, New Mexico area. http://newmexicast.com/

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