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Gallup = Naʼnízhoozhí

Photo: Ernest John Mural

Gallup was founded in 1881 as a railhead for the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, and named after David Gallup, a paymaster for the railroad.

Among the reasons to visit: this is a prominent spot on Route 66.

Slow adventurers, the city is on the Trails of the Ancients Byway, one of the designated New Mexico Scenic Byways.

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