Richardson Trading Post, Located In New Mexico On Route 66, Is Older Than The Highway Itself
It’s no secret that if you’re looking for the ultimate way to become acquainted with any city or town, stroll down its main street. Here, you’ll almost always find the perfect combination of history, visual treats, and quirky tidbits. In Gallup, Historic Highway 66 (more commonly known as Route 66) has served as the city’s main drag for decades.
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Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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