Arthur Johnson Memorial Library (Old Post Office) – Raton NM


“Located in the historic downtown area of Raton, New Mexico, Arthur Johnson Memorial Library building was originally built and used as a New Deal Post Office. Remodeling in the late 1990’s opened the second floor for use, and included the addition of an elevator.

A large collection of paintings representative of New Mexico artists of the New Deal period hang throughout the library. A painting by the late Chiricahua Apache artist, Allan Houser, done prior to his moving into 3 dimensional art, is included.”

-Santa Fe Trail

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"The Arthur Johnson Memorial Library," Santa Fe Trail, National Scenic Byway
We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

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244 Cook Avenue
Raton, NM 87740

Coordinates: 36.901298, -104.440261

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