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Old Town in Albuquerque in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Casa de Armijo

 
 
Casa de Armijo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 22, 2021
1. Casa de Armijo Marker
Inscription.  

Built in 1706 and occupied for many generations by the Armijo family who were prominent in local history. This hacienda was gay with social life.

During the turmoil of the early settlement the Mexican, Spanish and American Civil War occupation it was used as a fort and a refuge.

Later, still occupied by the Armijo family, portions were used as an early trading post.

In 1930 it was restored from a ruin to its present condition and remodeled in conformity with its old character.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1706.
 
Location. 35° 5.752′ N, 106° 40.164′ W. Marker is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. It is in Old Town. Marker is at the intersection of San Felipe St., NW and S Plaza St NW, on the right when traveling north on San Felipe St., NW. Located on the outside wall of the La Placita Restaurant which is now housed in the Casa de Armijo. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque NM 87104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Casa de Armijo (here, next to this marker); Mountain Howitzers (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Albuquerque (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of Albuquerque (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albuquerque.
 
Casa de Armijo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Roger Dean Meyer, June 30, 2006
2. Casa de Armijo Marker
Casa de Armijo and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Roger Dean Meyer, June 30, 2006
3. Casa de Armijo and Marker
Casa de Armijo and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 22, 2021
4. Casa de Armijo and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 6,069 times since then and 271 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 4, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   4. submitted on September 4, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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