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NM dedicates marker in honor of Taos Pueblo potter

February 27, 2012 • State News

TAOS PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — There were no clouds in the sky. The view toward Taos’ snow-capped mountains was unobstructed, the sun was warm and a bald eagle soared overhead.

The perfect day is how dozens of members of Taos Pueblo described Saturday, when the community gathered to dedicate a historical marker in honor of famed pueblo potter Virginia T. Romero. It’s one of the newest roadside markers erected as part of an initiative to honor women’s contributions to New Mexico history.

Before 2007, only one of the 500 roadside markers in New Mexico mentioned a woman, state officials said. Now, more than 100 women are recognized by 64 markers Login to read more

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