Las Vegas, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 35° 34.580 W 105° 13.175
13S E 480103 N 3936982
Quick Description: A sign in Las Vegas, NM.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2016 12:55:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMTHRJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 3

Long Description:
"Las Vegas served as an important stop on the Santa Fe Trail and later as a major railroad center. Here General Kearny announced the annexation of New Mexico by the U.S. in 1846. In 1862, during the Confederate occupation of Santa Fe, Las Vegas served as a Territorial capital. New Mexico Highlands University was established here in 1893."

Link to History,Plaque or Sign:: Not listed

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