EARLY NEW MEXICO

The lands of “New” Mexico have a history that reaches back into antiquity…

1200 A.D.

ACOMA PUEBLO SETTLED
– Acoma is one of the oldest continuously occupied settlements in North America.

1598

NEW SPAIN
– conquistador Juan de Oñate establishes “New Spain” on the territory of modern-day New Mexico.

1599

ACOMA MASSACRE
– conquistadors, led by Juan de Oñate, massacre hundreds of Acoma Pueblo people and cut off left feet from men over 25.

1607

SANTA FE IS FOUNDED

1629 – 1641

Father Juan Ramirez oversees the construction of the San Estevan Del Rey Mission Church at Acoma Pueblo.

1680

PUEBLO REVOLT
– several New Mexico pueblos, including Acoma Pueblo rise up against the Spanish rule.

1706

ALBUQUERQUE IS FOUNDED

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