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Topic: Santa Fe, New Mexico

  Santa Fe, New Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Santa Fe is the largest city and county seat of Santa Fe County.
Santa Fe was the capital of Nuevo México, a province of New Spain explored by Coronado and established in 1598.
In 1824 the city's status as the capital of the Mexican territory of Santa Fe de Nuevo México was formalized in the 1824 Constitution.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Santa_Fe,_New_Mexico   (2533 words)

 Santa Fe travel guide - Wikitravel
Santa Fe, founded in 1607, is the capital of the state of New Mexico in the United States.
Santa Fe is consistently rated one of the world's top travel destinations for its confluence of scenic beauty, long history (at least by American standards), cultural diversity, and an extraordinary concentration of arts, music and fine dining.
Santa Fe's origins as a venture of early Spanish colonists have made it the home of a number of legends, myths and stories mixing indigenous and Catholic themes, one of the most famous being the legend of the Miraculous Staircase.
wikitravel.org /en/Santa_Fe_(New_Mexico)   (9284 words)

Archdiocese in New Mexico, erected by Pius IX in 1850 and created an archbishopric in 1875.
It comprised at first the three territories of New Mexico, Colorado, and Arizona, detached from the Diocese of Durango, Mexico.
SALPOINTE, Soldiers of the Cross (Banning, 1898); DEFOURI, Historical Sketch of the Catholic Church in New Mexico (San Francisco, 1887); ENGELHARDT, The Franciscans in Arizona (Harbor Springs 1899).
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 Santa Fe New Mexico directory of websites
Enter this gateway to the ancient city of Santa Fe and discover why people across the globe continue to be entranced with the most magical region of the Southwest.
Santa Fe's high desert, haute cuisine, fine art and creative culture reflect a long history of diverse traditions stretching back across the eons.
Santa Fe's moveable feast offers culinary options catering to every whim, from traditional northern New Mexican restaurants to world-class cooking schools, chefs and local growers focused on foods of the Southwest.
www.santafe.net   (727 words)

 New Rules Project - Equity - Minimum Wage - Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe is the third city in the country to adopt a minimum wage law.
In 2002, New Orleans adopted a minimum wage of $6.15 per hour, but the law was struck down by the state Supreme Court, which ruled that state law preempted the authority of cities to set wage levels.
The Santa Monica ordinance was subsequently withdrawn in a referendum vote that narrowly defeated it in November 2002.
www.newrules.org /equity/wagesantafe.html   (613 words)

 Ski and Snowboard at Ski Santa Fe, New Mexico
It is old and new, high mountains and flat desert, with cool winters that surprise out-of-staters who think of New Mexico as hot and dry.
Santa Fe is one of the most culturally fascinating cities in the United States.
Santa Fe, at the end of the Santa Fe Trail, became a frontier town, hosting the likes of Billy the Kid and Kit Carson.
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 History of Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe, New Mexico is the oldest capital city in North America and also the oldest European city west of the Mississippi.
Santa Fe is the site of both the oldest public building in America, the Palace of the Governors:, and the nation's oldest community celebration, the Santa Fe Fiesta, established in 1712 to remember the Spanish reconquest of New Mexico in the summer of 1692.
The "Kingdom of New Mexico" was first claimed for Spain by the conquistador Don Francisco Vasques de Coronado in 1540, 67 years before the founding of Santa Fe.
www.thesantafesite.com /history.html   (803 words)

 Santa Fe New Mexico history
Santa Fe is New Mexico's state capital and the oldest capital city in the United States.
In 1610, the city officially became the capital of New Mexico, and the New Mexico Territory became a state in 1912.
One of Santa Fe's most prominent features is the downtown Plaza, near the end of the legendary Santa Fe Trail, the pioneer trail starting in Missouri.
www.santafeinformation.com /history.html   (353 words)

 Santa Fe New Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Approaching Santa Fe as one descends off La Bajada hill on I25 (often impassable in snow storms) the shock is that it doesn't seem like a city of such reknown is just a few miles ahead.
The other town in New Mexico which has this appearance is Taos, an even older city than Santa Fe.
Once the Santa Fe Opera House was built it was clear that Santa Fe was a culture center determined not to fade into the countryside though.
www.newmexicoliving.com /santa.htm   (456 words)

 Welcome to Ski Santa Fe!
Ski Santa Fe is nestled high in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountains just 16 miles from the heart of historic Santa Fe, New Mexio.
With a base area elevation of 10,350 feet, Ski Santa Fe is among the highest ski areas in the continental United States.
The vistas atop Ski Santa Fe are unsurpassed and act as the gateway for thrills including steep bump runs, powder filled chutes, gladed tree-skiing, and plenty of groomers.
www.skisantafe.com   (190 words)

 Santa Fe, New Mexico
Nestled at 7,000 feet in the asylum of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, Indians lived and established their culture in the area surrounding Santa Fe more than 1,000 years ago; the nearby pueblos have existed for centuries (the most famous, the Taos Pueblo, is 400 years old).
Santa Fe was founded by Spain in 1609 as a center of Spanish exploration, making it the oldest continually-used seat of government in the United States.
Then, of course, there is the railroading connection; the old Santa Fe RR depot, though no longer in use, still stands as a reminder of the zenith of rail travel.
www.jans-journeys.com /santafe   (1461 words)

 Santa Fe New Mexico - USA Tourist
Santa Fe, New Mexico, located sixty miles north of Albuquerque, is a favorite vacation destination in the USA.
Santa Fe can be surprising to first-time visitors who think they will find a hot, dry desert climate all year-round.
At the corner of Old Santa Fe Trail and East de Vargas is San Miguel Mission Church, said to be the country’s oldest church structure.
www.usatourist.com /english/places/newmexico/santafe.html   (1905 words)

 Santa Fe, New Mexico
The city of Santa Fe, New Mexico was appointed UNESCO City of Folk Art on 13 July, 2005.
The celebration was attended by the mayor of Santa Fe, Mayor Delgado, virtually all of the city's Council Members, the State Director of Tourism, many representatives of cultural institutions and the business community, the press and the television media.
Santa Fe's appointment to the Creative Cities Network is a testament to the city's important achievements in cultural industry development, and it fosters the city's drive to share experiences, knowledge and best-practices with other cultural clusters on a global platform.
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 EO Newsroom: New Images - Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe, New Mexico, sits nestled in the foothills of the southern end of the Rocky Mountains at 7,000 feet above sea level.
It now is the political center of power for the state of New Mexico, and a cultural and artistic nexus that draws people from all over the world.
The subsection of the mosaic around Santa Fe was draped over a digital terrain model with realistic terrain (i.e., the differences in elevation among land surface features has not been exaggerated).
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=16692   (459 words)

 SantaFe.com - santa fe lore
New Mexico was part of the empire of New Spain and Santa Fe was the commercial hub at the end of thewhich linked Mexico City with its northern province.
La Conquistadora was first brought to Santa Fe in 1625 and was returned to the city by the armies of don Diego de Vargas during the reconquest of 1692-93.
Santa Fe is the oldest capital city in the United States and the oldest European community in the U.S. west of the Mississippi.
www.santafe.com /history/santa_fe_lore.html   (835 words)

Housing costs in Santa Fe are much higher than in most other parts of New Mexico, and low income workers must therefore spend a disproportionate percentage of their income sheltering themselves and their families;
NMSA 1978, pursuant to the powers conferred upon the city of Santa Fe by New Mexico Constitution, Article X §§6(D) and 6(E) and the Municipal Charter Act, §3-15-1 et seq.
Data necessary for such an evaluation on Santa Fe city businesses will be compiled and presented to the governing body for their review on or before July 1, 2003.
www.santafelivingwage.org /finalordinance.html   (1606 words)

 SANTA FE SCENE - Virtual Tour
The "Roundhouse," as the New Mexico State Capitol is known, is our fifth capitol building, built in 1966 in the style of the Zia Symbol.
This "End of the Santa Fe Trail Marker" (placed by Daughters of American Revolution) on the southeast corner corner of the Plaza was dedicated in 1911.
A reminder of Santa Fe Trail merchants, the historical Spitz Clock sits on the northwest corner of the plaza, close to the Fine Arts Museum.
www.santafescene.com /walking-tour/index.htm   (696 words)

 Santa Fe New Mexico
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Federal prosecutors are seeking an eight-year prison sentence for the driver of a sport utility vehicle that crashed in the Santa Fe area, killing four Mexican nationals.
SANTA FE (AP) - As Westerners battle over rights to use water, panelists in a discussion about the Santa Fe River argued that the first right should belong to the rivers and streams.
Homeless teens in Santa Fe have been left out in the cold since a resource center that catered to their needs closed its doors.
www.freenewmexican.com /santafenm   (884 words)

 Santa Fe Lodging ~ Bed and Breakfast Hotels in Santa Fe New Mexico ~ Santa Fe New Mexico Accommodations
in the heart of Santa Fe, New Mexico, between the historic Plaza and the art-filled galleries of Canyon Road, the Inn on the Alameda is the ideal downtown location for Santa Fe Lodging, perfect for exploring the world-class museums, unusual shopping, fine restaurants and local Santa Fe festivities that define this unique destination.
Santa Fe New Mexico accommodations that capture the timeless essence of Santa Fe, from the graceful curves of the kiva fireplaces to the authentic Southwestern décor and classic Pueblo-style architecture.
Santa Fe Lodging with the eternal spirit of New Mexico
www.inn-alameda.com   (203 words)

 Santa Fe County, New Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Santa Fe County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico.
It is part of the Santa Fe, New Mexico Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The highest point in the county is the summit of Santa Fe Baldy at 12,622'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Santa_Fe_County,_New_Mexico   (403 words)

 New Mexico - Santa Fe
This website is about landscapes, but Santa Fe is well worth a mention - it is the most attractive and historic town in the Southwest, and the oldest state capitol in the US, founded in 1610.
Summers days are warm, but nights generally cool, and it is in summer that the natural light is most clear and pure, special qualities that have long attracted artists to this area.
The surrounding streets are fascinating to explore, with narrow passageways and hidden courtyards, and are often decorated with bunches of fiery red dried chillies, one of the symbols of New Mexico.
www.americansouthwest.net /new_mexico/santa_fe/index.html   (475 words)

 Movers & Moving Companies in Santa Fe, New Mexico for every moving service .: Movers MAX :.
From local Santa Fe, New Mexico moving to long distance moving across the country or around the world to an international location, our Santa Fe, New Mexico moving services directory offers all the information you need to plan your next Santa Fe, New Mexico move.
Santa Fe, New Mexico Movers is a local moving companies directory with local Santa Fe, New Mexico movers ready to help you with your local move.
Whether you are moving to Santa Fe, New Mexico or moving from Santa Fe, New Mexico our local Santa Fe, New Mexico moving companies can help with full service residential moving services and u-pack they move or self service moves.
www.movermax.com /moving/usa/New_Mexico/Santa_Fe/Index.asp   (640 words)

 City of Santa Fe - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Nestled at 7000 feet in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Santa Fe, New Mexico, the "City Different", is America's oldest capital city and claims a long history and rich cultural heritage.
In 1846, it was ceded by Mexican Federation to the U.S. Present day Santa Fe is internationally renowned for its contemporary, cosmopolitan sophistication.
Santa Fe is famous for its culture, art, and traditions.
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 Santa Fe Roadrunners Hockey Team - Santa Fe, New Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
[Santa Fe, NM] - For the second time this season, the Santa Fe Roadrunners were stopped just short of reaching four consecutive wins.
[Santa Fe, NM] - The recent denial of the Santa Fe Roadrunners request to allow restricted and secure beer sales during their home games has spawned a large amount of dialogue in the city, as well as throughout the hockey community...
[Santa Fe, NM] - The Santa Fe Roadrunners garnered 5 of 6 possible points from the Fairbanks Ice Dogs in a weekend set at the Chavez Community Center...
www.santaferoadrunners.com   (131 words)

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