New Mexico did not become a state until 1912, and so far we
have not been able to find any indication that poorhouses were ever established
there. If anyone knows otherwise, we would very much appreciate hearing from
NOTES FROM READERS:
(None yet received.)
We are hoping to build this base of information about poorhouses in NEW MEXICO through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested to submit items of interest by sending e-mail to The Poorhouse Lady.