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The Popularity of Tacos

The Popularity of Tacos Tacos are everywhere in the US today. But do you know that they only appeared about a century ago? Taco is only one of the things that the US got from Mexico. Over time, so many Mexican cultures and practices have infiltrated into to the...

A Brief History

A Brief History On the Mesilla Plaza, three miles southwest of Las Cruces, is the National Registered Historical Building that is now the site of the Double Eagle and Peppers Restaurants. First constructed in the late 1840’s, the building has witnessed many colorful...

Century-old Ghost Story

Century-old Ghost Story This century-old story was pieced together from old-timers’ tales, newspaper accounts from Mesilla’s early days and even some private diary entries. The digging took a lot of effort, as much of Mesilla’s turbulent and often violent history...

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