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Socorro was the largest—and wildest—city in New Mexico during the 1880s. After the Panic of 1893 sent silver prices plunging, local mines produced zinc and other ores until these reserves became depleted. The mining era also produced the New Mexico School of Mines, founded in 1889 and later renamed the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

Visitor Info
Socorro County Chamber of Commerce 101 Plaza St. SOCORRO, NM 87801. Phone:(575)835-0424

Self-guiding tours
A brochure outlining a walking tour of historic buildings and places, most within walking distance of the central plaza, is available from the chamber.
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Current Location: Socorro, New Mexico
Best Western Socorro Hotel & Suites
1100 California Ave NE. Socorro, NM 87801
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Comfort Inn & Suites
1259 Frontage Rd NW. Socorro, NM 87801
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Holiday Inn Express
1040 N California St. Socorro, NM 87801
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Econo Lodge
713 California St NW. Socorro, NM 87801
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