Join us this weekend on C-SPAN3's American History TV (AHTV) and C-SPAN2's Book TV as we explore the history and literary life of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
All weekend long on AHTV we take you to different historic sites as we learn about New Mexico's capitol city and on Book TV we present interviews with local authors and hear about special collections and the literary culture of Santa Fe.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicle staff traveled to Santa Fe to visit schools and meet with local officials while there.
- The history of Native American cultures in Santa Fe as we visit Pojoaque.
- The Georgia O’Keefe Museum to learn about this Santa Fe resident and national icon.
- The Palace of Governors – a place that was already 200 years old when the White House was being built as we learn about the 400 year old history of New Mexico and Santa Fe.
- The New Mexico State Capitol Building to learn about its history, art and architecture
- The San Miguel Mission – the oldest operating church in America – dating back almost 400 years to the time of the original Spanish colonization of the area.
- Native American Art and Artifacts from New Mexico as we visit the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
- New Mexico’s Railroad history as we visit the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library. Railroads were integral to the settlement of New Mexico by Americans in the mid to late 1800s.