Wagon Mound Bean Day Celebration

The historic event of Bean Day began in 1909 when Higinio Gonzalez and his crew cooked up a pot of beans in wash boilers behind the school house for what was then called the “Mora County Farmers Harvest Jubilee”. The following year, the name “Bean Day” was born to honor the crop that was […]

Clayton, Union County, New Mexico

New Mexico Magazine highlighted the lovely little town so I thought we would too.

Clayton is a town and county seat of Union County, New Mexico, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,980. Clayton is a crossroads for tourists heading from Texas to Colorado, and Kansas / Oklahoma / […]

Fort Union, New Mexico

A Fort For a Young America Exposed to the wind, within a sweeping valley of short grass prairie, amid the swales of the Santa Fe Trail, lie the territorial-style adobe remnants of the largest 19th century military fort in the region. For forty years, 1851-1891, Fort Union functioned as an agent of political […]

Raton Mainstreet – Music on Mainstreet

Santa Rosa, Guadalupe County, New Mexico

Downtown Santa Rosa, NM

Santa Rosa is a city in and the county seat of Guadalupe County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 2,744 at the 2000 census. It lies between Albuquerque and Tucumcari, situated on the Pecos River at the intersection of Interstate 40, U.S. Route 54, and U.S. Route 84. The […]