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Gallup = Naʼnízhoozhí

Photo: Ernest John Mural (Some rights reserved)

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.

Upcoming Event

Created in 1921, the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonialgallupintertribalceremonial.com – is the longest-running, Native American Art Show in the country. The 2022 event will be the 100th Ceremonial, August 4-14.

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