“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Valencia County, New Mexico

Clickable Map of Valencia County, New Mexico and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Valencia County, NM (8) Bernalillo County, NM (135) Cibola County, NM (32) Socorro County, NM (38) Torrance County, NM (14)  ValenciaCounty(8) Valencia County (8)  BernalilloCounty(135) Bernalillo County (135)  CibolaCounty(32) Cibola County (32)  SocorroCounty(38) Socorro County (38)  TorranceCounty(14) Torrance County (14)
Los Lunas is the county seat for Valencia County
Adjacent to Valencia County, New Mexico
      Bernalillo County (135)  
      Cibola County (32)  
      Socorro County (38)  
      Torrance County (14)  
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1New Mexico, Valencia County, Acoma Pueblo — Old Acoma "Sky City"
On BIA Route 21 (at milepost 2), 10 miles south of I-40 (Road 28).
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
2New Mexico, Valencia County, Belen — Camino del Llano
On Camino Del Llano just east of CanAm Highway (US Highway 85) (Interstate 25), on the right when traveling east.
Camino Del Llano (Road to the Plains) played a significant role in the history of Belen and the surrounding communities. While the history of its use extends into colonial New Mexico, it continued to be defined by trade and commerce into the 20th . . . Map (db m169529) HM
3New Mexico, Valencia County, Belen — The Belen HotelBuilt in 1907
On Becker Avenue just west of North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west.
The Belen Hotel built in 1907 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior It has been lovingly restored by Donald WoodmanMap (db m169532) HM
4New Mexico, Valencia County, Los Lunas — Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad DepotLos Lunas, New Mexico
On New Mexico 314, 0.2 miles south of Park Lane SW, on the right when traveling south.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built in 1879 Through the political influence of the Luna family, the county seat moved from Tome to Los Lunas in 1876. When the . . . Map (db m196730) HM
5New Mexico, Valencia County, Los Lunas — The Luna Mansion
On Main Street Northwest (State Road 6), on the right when traveling east.
Also known as the Luna-Otero home, it was built for Don Antonio Jose Luna by the Santa Fe Railroad in 1880 in return for a right of way through the family hacienda. Numerous trips through the south inspired the design and style of architecture, . . . Map (db m49030) HM
6New Mexico, Valencia County, Los Lunas — Tomé
On Church Loop at Silva Road, on the left when traveling north on Church Loop.
For centuries, the prominent cerro, or steep hill, of Tomé was a significant landmark for travelers along the Camino Real. Settled as early as 1650, this area was abandoned following the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 and remained uninhabited until the Tomé . . . Map (db m67077) HM
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7New Mexico, Valencia County, Los Lunas — Valencia
On Main Street NE (State Road 47) at Roberts Circle on Main Street NE.
This community traces its beginnings to the hacienda established by Captain Francisco Valencia along this section of the Camino Real by the mid-17th century. Abandoned during the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, the area was resettled in 1740 by Christian . . . Map (db m67073) HM
8New Mexico, Valencia County, Peralta — Peralta
On Peralta Boulevard at State Road 47, on the right when traveling north on Peralta Boulevard.
One of the last skirmishes of the Civil War in New Mexico took place here on April 15, 1862. The Sibley Brigade, retreating to Texas, camped at the hacienda of Governor Henry Connelly, a few miles from Peralta. Here the Confederates were routed by . . . Map (db m24314) HM
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Feb. 5, 2023