This Weekend Itinerary Is Perfect For Exploring Mesilla In New Mexico

Visiting Mesilla is like stepping back in time; the village has not changed much in the past century, turning it into a treasure trove of New Mexican history. The tiny town was commissioned by the Mexican government in 1848, after the conclusion of the Mexican-American War, and has seen some pretty significant events!

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To read up on the history of Mesilla before your visit, here is the town’s website. Have fun on your trip to the past!

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Address: Mesilla, NM, USA