There were no national monuments at the time of statehood. An interesting article in 1907 showed the process and explained how the Old Palace was being promoted as a National Monument. El Morro was established as the first National Monument in New Mexico on December 8, 1906.
|Document Type:||Newspaper Article|
|Historical Event:||Parks and Monuments|
|Sub Event:||National Monuments|
|Origin:||Santa Fe New Mexican|
|Date:||July 31, 1907|
An educational resource for New Mexico high school history programs.