Tag: Luna Mansion
Suffragette and educator Nina Otero-Warren, who was born and raised in Los Lunas, will now sit opposite George Washington on new quarters released by the U.S. Mint as a part of it’s American Women Quarters series.Read More
by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor | Feb 24, 2022 | Features, News | 0
For 53 years, local historians have collaborated and celebrated our vast history and heritage as the Valencia County Historical Society.Read More
The 1880 Luna Mansion, political center of yesterdays’ Territorial New Mexico and today’s vibrant...Read More
by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor | Sep 17, 2020 | Features, News | 0
It began life as the home of the Luna-Otero family. There were gracious weddings featuring red chile enchiladas and orange blossoms.
It stood through the roaring 1920s, survived the Great Depression, watched as a tiny village became a small city, bustling with chain restaurants.
by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor | Sep 3, 2020 | Features, News | 0
What is typical of the structure but still surprising given its size is that the building is made from adobe bricks, many of which were terrones, which are blocks of sod cut whole from a riverbank or bottom. As the blocks dry, the plants in the mud act as a binder like the straw does in traditional adobe bricks.Read More