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Cleveland Roller Mill

(Cleveland NM) The Cleveland Roller Mill was built in the late 1800s, and operated until the early 1940s. In a three story, adobe building, with waterwheel power from the nearby Mora River, it served the Mora Valley wheat farmers for almost a century. It is open for visitors to see on weekends. This mill used […]

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

(Agua Fría NM) The Vietnam Veterans Memorial began as the Peace and Brotherhood Chapel built to honor a son killed while serving in Vietnam. Over the years, the park was enlarged with other features added. It eventually was acquired by the Disabled American Veterans, and then transferred to the state of New Mexico. It now includes […]

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Kit Carson House

(Taos NM) After many years of adventures in the mountain west, Christopher “Kit” Carson settled at Taos in 1843. There he married young Josefa from a prominent Mexican family; and, they raised seven children in this three room adobe with patio, ramada, and horno. He also had a ranch further east in Rayado NM (near […]

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