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Sep 12, 2013
El Potrero Plaza at El Santuario de Chimayo Survey
An HPD grants facilitates a preservation plan and survey of historic structures around El Santuario de Chimayo

Oct 18, 2012
Pre-Statehood Era Sites Listed in State Register
A grist mill in Ruidoso, a San Juan County homestead and a section of the Santa Fe Trail are listed in the State Register

Jul 16, 2012
Dr. Jeff Pappas named New Mexico SHPO
Dr. Jeff Pappas became New Mexico's seventh State Historic Preservation Officer on August 20, 2012. He is also the director of HPD.

May 04, 2012
40th Annual Heritage Preservation Awards Announced
Fourteen Heritage Preservation Awards were presented in 2012.

Mar 09, 2012
Ten trail sections of El Camino Real are listed in the National Register of Historic Places
In addition, four section of the Santa Fe Trail were listed in the State Register of Cultural Properties.

Oct 18, 2011
Traditional land grant community and a 20th Century business district listed in the State Register
Two historic districts -- Guadalupita/Coyote and Lovington Commercial -- were listed in the State Register of Cultural Properties in October 2011.

Sep 30, 2011
HPD shares national archaeology award
HPD is one of several agencies winning a U.S. Dept. of the Interior award for an innovative approach to archaeological survey under federal preservation laws.

Jun 15, 2011
St Catherine's Indian School Historic District; Taos' Martinez Property designated historic
St. Catherine's Industrial Indian School campus, the only intact Indian school remaining in New Mexico, was declared an historic district, and a Taos property representing early Hispanic settlement patterns was listed in the State Register by the CPRC.

Oct 23, 2010
Albuquerque church, Navajo trading post & Roswell building listed in the Registers
Immanuel Presbyterian Church was listed in the National Register; the Hinkle Building and Borrego Pass Trading Post in the State Register. Press release provides details.

Mar 01, 2010
Can artifacts left by humans on the Moon become historic?
106 items left by the first humans landing on the Moon are listed in New Mexico's cultural properties registry.