Albuquerque New Mexico History
The weather in New Mexico may be one of the main reasons people are moving to Albuquerque, but is it the best in the world that it has to offer? There are a number of reasons why people choose to move from outside Albuquerque to New York City or Los Angeles, California or even the United States.
The historic city of Santa Fe was named home by artist Georgia O'Keeffe. In Albuquerque you should also see the old town and the preserved Spanish square. To experience the entire city of Albuquerque, visit the Natural History Museum of New Mexico or take a scenic train ride to the historic city of Albuquerque.
Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico, founded in 1889, and is home to the College of Arts and Sciences, the oldest public university in the United States. Although Albuquerque is centrally located in the city, its geographical connection is in the south of New Mexico. Culturally, Albuquerque was a crossroads for most of New Mexico, and although centrally located in central New Mexico, the city has access to a variety of natural resources, including rivers, lakes, streams, steppes, plains and mountains, depending on its location.
The Albuquerque Historical Society (AHS) is a nonprofit organization that promotes and preserves the history of the City of Albuquerque and all matters related to its history and surrounding communities. It is not necessary to be a historian, but to be interested in history, history in general, and New Mexico in particular, and its historical context.
Four hundred years later, New Mexico has become a state that prides itself on its cultural pluralism. In addition, Sandia National Laboratory has brought science and technology to the city and cities of the Old West, and now offers extensive design and construction services. The University of New Mexico is based in Albuquerque and was founded to help the community understand science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as education and research.
In the 1580s, several expeditions reached what is now New Mexico, including one by Fray Bernardo Beltran and Antonio Espejo in 1582, when the term "la Nueva Mexico" was first officially used. The city was founded in 1706 as a Spanish colonial outpost of Albuquerque and is still a center of Indian culture. Today, Albuquerque has preserved much of its cultural and historical heritage, and most of the 19 New Mexico peoples (including the still-inhabited Acoma Pueblo) are within an hour's drive. In the years between 1610 and 1680, the New Mexico Historical Archives reflect the development of the state as we know it today.
The following day, more than a thousand insurgents are said to have advanced to retake New Mexico from Los Americanos. Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe were the first to lay tracks east of New Mexico, conquering the Raton Pass. The route, known as the San Juan extension, ran from Durango to D'RG West (now Cumbres Toltec) and reached Chama, New Mexico, in early 1881. In the southwest, we went over the Cumbsres Pass south to Durangos and then north to San Diego, California.
We marched across the Rio Grande and recaptured New Mexico from Los Americanos and the US Army of the Southwest (now the United States of America).
Here we founded a village that we renamed San Juan Los Caballeros, and in the same year we founded the city of Albuquerque, the first city in New Mexico and the second largest city on the continent.
By 1900, Albuquerque had modern amenities, including an electric tram that connected the recently built campus of the University of New Mexico to the city center, a train station and a public library. In the early 20th century, with the arrival of the railroad and the construction of a new town hall at the end of the 19th century, New York City, like Albuquerque, began to boom.
Mexico's independence ushered in a new era of trade and changed the course of New Mexico's history. By the end of the 19th century, Albuquerque was the largest city in the "territory of New Mexico," and the rapid expansion of the railroads southwest brought the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroads to the city. In 1864, New Mexico was allowed to trade with the United States, which led to the opening of the Santafe Trail. The Albuquerque depot, a building on the state's registry, took on extra life in 2006 when commuter rail service, the Rail Runner, operated by the state of San Mexico, began operating to Albuquerque.
By the time the Spanish arrived in the 15th century, the culture of the Pueblo had already established itself in the north and west of New Mexico. A wide variety of Indian cultures was already available to the 19 Indian peoples within the borders of New York, New Jersey, California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Utah and Arizona.