Canoncito at Apache Canyon

Strategically located where the Santa Fe Trail emerges from Glorieta Pass, Canoncito is where the New Mexican governor Manuel Armijo attempted to defend New Mexico against the American army in 1846. In 1862, Union forces destroyed a Confederate supply train on March 28, 1862, while the Battle of Glorieta was in progress six miles to the east.

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