New Mexico has a lengthy history that dates back roughly 12,000 years! That heritage is the most obvious in certain places. While our state capital is the oldest in the nation, this list is devoted to towns, rather than cities. Here are eight historic towns in New Mexico that make you feel as if you’ve been transported to the past.

Which is your favorite historic town in New Mexico?

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