4 Dec 2022
Roswell’s frontier town past at Christmas
I thought it would be fun this week to share two holiday-related articles in the spirit of the upcoming holiday season. Both articles come from the Roswell Daily Record, with the first one being about the first Christmas after New Mexico acquired statehood. In it, Steve Stein shared some interesting and fun anecdotes that were published in the Roswell Daily Record on Dec. 24 and 26, 1912.
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