HISTORY: Here you will find general history of Taos and the surrounding area, including Red River, Eagle Nest, Angel Fire, Questa, Arroyo Seco, Arroyo Hondo, Talpa, Ranchos de Taos, Chama, and many more places of interest. Many lively tales abound about the people and places of Northern New Mexico, and an expanded look at this great land’s history will also be presented. Read about mining towns and ghost towns, mountain men, scouts and explorers, good ole cowboys and Indians, and the literary folks from the east who made Taos their home.

A view of Kit Carson Road in downtown Taos, New Mexico (circa 1940s). Named after the famed mountain man, Kit Carson, the road is a main byway lined with galleries, shops and other businesses, leading to the location of the historic Kit Carson Home and Museum.
History of the Taos, New Mexico Area

Coming soon is a complete history of Taos, New Mexico and the surround area.

Pictured right is a photo of Kit Carson Road taken in the 1940s.

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