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  • joseph, antonio, a delegate from the territory of new mexico; born in taos, n.mex., august 25, 1846; attended lux’s academy in taos, bishop lammy’s school in santa fe, n.mex., webster college in st. louis county, mo., and bryant and stratton’s commercial college, st. louis, mo.; engaged in mercantile pursuits; county judge of taos county, n.mex., 1878-1880; moved to ojo caliente, n.mex., in 1880; member of the territorial house of representatives in 1882; elected as a democrat to the forty-ninth and to the four succeeding congresses (march 4, 1885-march 3, 1895); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the fifty-fourth congress; served in the territorial senate 1896-1898, serving as president of that body in 1898; again engaged in the mercantile business; owner of hotels and extensive lands; died in ojo caliente, n.mex., april 19, 1910; interment in fairmount cemetery, santa fe, n.mex. factmonster.com

  • siete del norte cdc (sdncdc) will use $800,000 in ced funds to investment in two businesses, b-jet products, a subflooring manufacturing firm seeking to open a new manufacturing center in española, new mexico, and taos mountain energy bar, an energy bar manufacturer in taos, new mexico. these businesses will create 40 new, permanent, full-time jobs. hhs.gov

  • taos pueblo, new mexico: pueblo de taos is thought to have appeared before a.d. 1400 and is the best preserved of the pueblos (communal housing) north of the border. taos is a remarkable example of a traditional type of architectural ensemble from the pre-hispanic period of the americas and is unique to this region. today taos is inhabited by the taos pueblo indians, and it is still an active community. infoplease.com

  • northern rio grande national heritage area, the boundary of the heritage area is santa fe, río arriba, and taos counties of new mexico, including pueblos and tribes, and the major cities of santa fe, taos, and española. the symbolic, political, and cultural center is the santa fe plaza national historic landmark in downtown santa fe, santa fe, santa fe county, nm documentation compiled after 2000 | data page(s): 31 | historic american landscapes surveyhals nm-8 loc.gov