an Indian war which lasted several months, resulting in the death of many settlers and the destruction of much property......Sept. 3, 1879
Massacre by Apaches at McEver's ranch, rear Hillsboro, followed in a few weeks by other massacres and destruction of property at and near Mason's and Lloyd's ranches, west of Mesilla......Sept. 11, 1879
The New Mexican Christian advocate (M. E. Church), No. 1, Vol.
I,, English and Spanish monthly, 32-column quarto, issued at Santa Fe by Rev. Thomas Harwood, A. M.......May, 1880
New Mexico Historical Society, organized 1859-60 is reorganized......1880
Bureau of immigration established by act of legislature......1880
All-rail connection established across the continent, Via New Mexico and Arizona, being the date of the railway connection at Deming between the New Mexico and Southern Pacific (A., T., & S. F.) and the Southern Pacific.......March 10, 1881
Educational association of New Mexico incorporated......June 17, 1881