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Inn on the Alameda

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“THE GETTYSBURG OF THE WEST” – THE BATTLE OF GLORIETA PASS PART 1: THE NEW MEXICO CAMPAIGN TO SEIZE THE U.S. WESTERN TERRITORIES   Located less than a half hour away from the Inn on the Alameda, the battlefield of … Continue reading


This beautiful rural and rustic museum to the south of Santa Fe is a wonderful experience for the whole family. Anyone interested in livestock, farming, culture and living conditions during the early Southwest’s history will find this restored one-time caravanserai … Continue reading


Few cities are more inextricably tied to a central physical space than Santa Fe is to the Plaza. Santa Fe Plaza provided a definition and boundary between the state of ‘civilization’ for the Spanish and the ‘frontier’ without. In creating … Continue reading


  Saint Patrick is the pre-eminent patron saint of Ireland whom we recognize annually every  March 17th. This annual day of celebration in remembrance of Saint Patrick is an important spring festival in its own right, except when Easter falls on this … Continue reading


Most of us think of Benjamin Franklin when we think of the first kites. His famous experiment in 1752 “discovered” electricity by capturing negative charges from static electricity passing overhead while he flew a kite with a metal key attached. … Continue reading


In spring, a young man’s fancy turns to love.  Saint Valentine himself was a martyr in ancient Rome but it is unclear how his name became associated with “Valentine’s Day”.  In 496, Pope Gelasius established the Feast of  Saint Valentine … Continue reading


The history of the ski industry in America has a special interest for Santa Fe, surprisingly combining our city’s beautiful ski basin with the defense industry that’s been such a major factor in New Mexican history.  If the US had … Continue reading


January 6th, 2014 is the 102nd anniversary of New Mexican Statehood, which makes this a good time to take a look at the exciting and unique history of our town dating back much further than our statehood.  The story of … Continue reading


The time around the holidays in Santa Fe is one of the most marvelous times of the year. Even if we do not have snow for the famous Christmas Eve Canyon Road walk, history has entrusted us with traditions that … Continue reading


The Inn on the Alameda would like to welcome you to our NEW restaurant the Agoyo Lounge! Open 5:00pm-10:00pm EVERYDAY Organic Green Salad Pulled Pork Panini and Jicama Slaw Caprese Salad and our Chef Check out the Menu!


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