History of Vermejo Park, New Mexico
— Karen P. Laurie
From the time Indians ruled the southwestern plains, men and events have shaped the unique history of the Vermejo country. Occupying about 480,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness in northern New Mexico, the Vermejo Park Ranch remains one of the largest blocks of privately owned land in the United States. Part of the Maxwell Land Grant, Vermejo retains qualities and remnants of its rich earlier history.
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- Laurie, Karen P., 1976, History of Vermejo Park, New Mexico, in: Vermejo Park, Ewing, Rodney C.; Kues, Barry S., New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook, 27th Field Conference, pp. 87-92.