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100 Years of Statehood - Celebrate New Mexico!

100 Years of Statehood - Celebrate New Mexico!

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Celebrate New Mexico100 Years of Statehood
New Mexico, the “Land of Enchantment,” has one of the richesthistories in the nation. With its unique blend of ancient andrecent history, New Mexico is a place that captures the heart.In 2012, the partners of the New Mexico Centennial Coalition(NMCC) will observe the 100th anniversary of the State beingadmitted to the Union. On January6, 1912, New Mexico became the47th state, followed by Arizona justa few weeks later.During 2012, NMCC will celebratethe centennial of statehoodthrough a variety of events,speakers, publications, exhibits,
parades, and estas. Within our
three county metropolitan area(Bernalillo, Sandoval, and ValenciaCounty) there will be hundreds of opportunities to learn about the Land of Enchantment and the lifeof New Mexicans before and after statehood.What can you experience?Historic neighborhoods and buildings
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Military and aviation history
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Transportation - railroads, Route 66 and space travel
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Cultural experiences of art, dance, drama, and music
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New Mexico’s national forests, parks monuments and
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open spaceHistory of the native people who lived here before the
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Spaniards entered in the 1500sSpanish colonial history…and so much more!
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New Mexico history has been produced from written andoral sources by many different ethnic, linguistic, religious,and cultural groups. Those groups have given New Mexico akaleidoscope for the senses: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch.
This publication is meant to serve as a guide to activities inthe Albuquerque metropolitan area by listing events, websites and contact information for numerous small and largeorganizations and agencies that are featuring the Centennial.While every event could not be listed, this publication will beyour guide to the kinds of programs that might be of interest.There are activities every week of 2012, which will help NewMexicans and visitors of all ages understand and appreciateour Land of Enchantment.
New Mexico Centennial Coalition
47-Star ag, 1912 Linen, metal
Museum purchase,Courtesy of The AlbuquerqueMuseum of Art and History.
 
Bernalillo County
African American Museum and Cultural
Center of New Mexico .................................1Albuquerque Historical Society
.....................1Bernalillo County Open Space
......................2Challenger Learning Center New Mexico
......2City of Albuquerque, Special Events
..............3East Mountain Historical Society
...................3Gutierrez-Hubbell House
..............................4Historic Albuquerque Incorporated
...............4Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
.......................5KiMo Theatre
.................................................5Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
................6Menaul Historical Library of the Southwest
...6National Museum of Nuclear Science
and History ..................................................7New Mexico Humanities Council
..................7New Mexico Jewish Historical Society
..........8New Mexico Museum of Natural History
and Science..................................................8Open Space Visitor Center,
City of Albuquerque .....................................9Petroglyph National Monument
.....................9The Albuquerque Genealogical Society
.......10The Albuquerque Museum of Art
and History ................................................10The University of New Mexico, Division of 
Continuing Education .................................11Unser Racing Museum
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Sandoval County
Casa San Ysidro:
The Gutiérrez/Minge House .......................12Coronado State Monument
..........................12Corrales Historical Society
...........................13Sandoval County Historical Society
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Valencia County
Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts
.........14Valencia County Historical Society
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Centennial Teachers Resource Guide
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