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Oņate's subjugation of Acoma Pueblo earned him an official hearing in Spain
 
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New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — El Morro National Monument Inscription Rock
Until it was by-passed by the railroad in the 1880’s, its waterhole made El Morro an important stop for travelers in the Acoma- Zuni region. Numerous inscriptions carved in the sandstone date from the prehistoric, Spanish, Mexican, and . . . — Map (db m14129) HM
New Mexico (Dona Ana County), Anthony — Oņate’s Route — On the Camino Real
Juan de Oņate, first governor of New Mexico, passed near here with his colonizing expedition in May, 1598. Traveling north, he designated official campsites (called parajes) on the Camino Real, used by expeditions that followed. In Oņate's . . . — Map (db m6549) HM
New Mexico (Valencia County), Acoma Pueblo — Old Acoma "Sky City"
Legend describes Acoma as a "place that always was". Archaeological evidence shows it has been occupied since at least the 13th century. Established on this mesa for defensive purposes, Acoma was settled by inhabitants of nearby pueblos which had . . . — Map (db m30263) HM

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