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The Duke of Albuquerque and Alburquerque

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Albuquerque’s nickname is The Duke City. Although it is the biggest city in New Mexico, having roughly half of the state’s population, it wasn’t always that way. There were many little Spanish Colonial settlements in the Rio Grande Valley, and Albuquerque was an outpost of one of them, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque. (It is still […]

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