Commons:Wiki Loves Monuments in the United States/New Mexico
Welcome to the Wiki Loves Monuments in the United States guide for the state of New Mexico. Use the guide below to track down registered historic sites to photograph for the contest. If you have content to add, feel free to help expand the guide!
Places to photograph
National Register of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the federal government's official list of historic places that are deemed worthy of preservation.
Some 2,500 of the 90,000 NRHP sites are also recognized as National Historic Landmarks (NHL), which have outstanding historical significance.
Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks
Embudo Stream Gauging Station, Elephant Butte Dam, El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad
New Mexico Register of Cultural Properties
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The New Mexico Historic Preservation Division maintains a State Register of Cultural Properties. For more listings than those included on the Wikipedia list, see lists by name, county, and state registry number available from the State Registers of Cultural Properties website.
Local historic sites and districts
In addition to historic sites recognized by the federal and state governments, many localities also maintain their own lists of historic sites, landmarks, and districts. Explore whether any local cities by you have their own lists of historical sites (often maintained by local historic societies).
List of local historic site lists:
Events & photo walks
- Wikipedia Takes New Mexico - Saturday, September 29th, 11am- 3pm at the Main Library, 501 Copper Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102