New Mexico

Three months after the largest wildfire ever recorded on New Mexico state records, the National Parks Service (NPS) has reopened sections of the Bandelier National Monument to visitors. “The fire which began on June 26, burned over 60% of the park and altered much of the park landscape.” The visitor center, which contained the largest […]

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During the 18th century there were hundreds of pack trains carrying gold and silver bullion from the Spanish mines in southern Colorado to Mexico City. Enslaved Indians worked in the mines that  produced rich ore destined for the treasury of Spain. Millions of dollars worth of gold and silver was hauled to Mexico City, but […]

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