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Uniquely preserved in this community of historic wonders, at least 10 significant acequias (ah-say-kyas) can be found in Las Vegas. Acequias, man-made channels that direct water to farmland, were early irrigation canals that helped inland farmers make the most of rain and snowfall.

Location: Las Vegas-San Miguel C. of C., PO Box 128, Las Vegas New Mexico 87701 Telephone Toll Free: 800-832-5947

Other History nearby:
(Santa Fe) Aboot About/Santa Fe Walks
(Las Vegas) Acequias
(Santa Fe) Amelia White Park
(Santa Fe) Bandelier National Monument
(Santa Fe) Bataan Memorial Military Museum and Library
(Las Vegas) Bridge Street Historic District

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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival Santa Fe NM July14-August19 Sensational music, top-notch performers and Santa Fe’s alluring location combine to make this an event you won't want to miss.