The old coal town of Dawson in the early 1900s. (Photo courtesy of the Dawson New Mexico Association)

Lawmaker wants to preserve New Mexico birthplace of Dolores Huerta

By Nick Pappas

A New Mexico lawmaker has introduced legislation designed to preserve the Dawson birthplace of celebrated labor leader Dolores Huerta.

House Memorial 5 asks the General Services Department and the Historic Preservation Division of the Cultural Affairs Department to develop recommendations for “memorializing and…

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Lifetime journalist. Former city editor at ABQ Journal. New England native. Writing book about two historic mine disasters in Dawson, N.M. nickpappasbooks.com

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Nick Pappas

Nick Pappas

Lifetime journalist. Former city editor at ABQ Journal. New England native. Writing book about two historic mine disasters in Dawson, N.M. nickpappasbooks.com

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