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We will restore the St. Anthony school building to honor our history, preserve our legacy, and embrace the future. Restoring and preserving the historic building will create a community plaza that unites and serves the Peñasco area through its history, culture and traditions, and will empower the community. The Peñasco Valley Heritage Plaza will focus on cultural preservation, economic development, and community engagement.


Mardoqueo Chacón walks around the former St. Anthony Parochial School in Peñasco, a school he attended from first through ninth grade. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

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Become a member of the Peñasco Valley Historical Preservation Society today and help us preserve and promote the rich history of our community. Your support is vital in our mission to protect and share stories, artifacts, and places that capture the beauty of the Peñasco Valley.

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