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New Mexico's Centennial 1912-2012

I am somewhat partial to New Mexico because I was raised there. I wanted to do something to commemorate it and its 100 years in the Union. It is a truly enchanting place and a great place to live. You can take the boy out of New Mexico, but you can’t take the New Mexico out of the boy.


New Mexico's Centennial 1912-2012

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Black Jack Ketchum after hanging, April 26, 1901, Clayton, New Mexico. Decapitated.

The hanging of Tom Ketchum on April 26, 1901 in Clayton, New Mexico (oops, they ended up decapitating him when they hung him)

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Green Chile!

New Mexico one of the top 5 U.S. states for camping!

New Mexico is known for the textiles and artistry of the native american population.

Capulin Volcano near Capulin, New Mexico has been regarded as the most perfectly shaped volcanoes in the world. From the summit on a clear day you can see five states... CO,OK, NM, KS and TX

In spite of the high-desert conditions, New Mexico is blessed with rivers fed from the Rocky Mountains, providing water cold enough to inhabit trout such as the rainbow trout which is New Mexico's state fish.

In July 1947, some believe that an aircraft from outer space piloted by aliens crashed in Roswell New Mexico, and that the government covered it up. The secret national base nearby, Area 51 was accused of housing the craft's remains.

New Mexico Green Chile Cheeseburger. Yum! We put green chili on everything from eggs to pizza, we even eat it by itself. It's good stuff.

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Many state highways in New Mexico are still open range. I grew up on 381 and 456 which are still mostly open range.... Meaning cattle have the right-of-way.

Ski - Taos, New Mexico

This is the Angel Fire Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire, New Mexico built by the David Westphall Veterans Foundation. It might be THE most moving memorial I have ever visited. The stories it holds are beyond description. The feelings are beyond words. The peace you feel is soul-filling. You will never, ever forget a trip to this memorial. NEVER!

Pecos National Historical Park, New Mexico. About 25 minutes from Santa Fe. This is a preserved/restored pueblo and missionary church. There's an easy paved path through the site, with lots of historical info on a map they give you to use while there. Great mountain views.

Demi Guynes Kutcher ( /dəˈmiː/ də-mee; born November 11, 1962),[n 1] known professionally as Demi Moore, is an American actress, film producer, film director, former songwriter and model. Born in Roswell, New Mexico to teenage parents who divorced before she was born, Moore dropped out of high school at age 16 to begin modeling in Europe, and posed for a nude pictorial in Oui magazine in 1980.

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Chiles from Hatch, New Mexico. Best in the world.

Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

Costilla Creek. Valle Vidal Unit of Carson National Forest. New Mexico. One of the best places in the world to just chill

The Rio Grande at Taos, New Mexico

taos gorge, new mexico. The rio grande

Taos Pueblo, New Mexico - still inhabited!

White Sands, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico