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Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 1:38 pm | Updated: 12:49 pm, Fri May 16, 2014.

Day Tripping

To residents of the county seat of San Miguel, there is no disagreement about the location of the original Las Vegas (the meadows), 64 miles northeast of Santa Fe on I-25. Established as a Spanish land grant in 1835, with 900 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this railroading, moviemaking, Santa Fe Trail trading center is a treasure of history and diversity. 

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