Keeping New Mexico History Alive
Elfego Baca Project
Travel to Socorro, NM
Heritage Plaza, Old Town Socorro New Mexico is a great place to start in exploring Socorro.
From the I 25, exit on Bus 25 or N. California St. Turn west on Manzaneres Ave. A short block and you will be at Heritage Plaza.
Gracing the center of the plaza is the sculpture commemorating the founding of Socorro by Juan de Onate in 1698. Many of the building surrounding the plaza are restored original buildings.
Take a historic walking tour of the city.