Downtown Artesia...where life and art meet
Artesia MainStreet invites you to explore the great things our downtown district has to offer! From monumental bronze statues that celebrate our unique history, to shopping and dining, downtown Artesia is a cornerstone of activity in this Southeastern New Mexico community.
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Many people celebrate Memorial Day as an extended weekend and the unofficial start to summer- pool parties with friends, barbequing with family or catching up on housework. To some families across the U.S. the weekend has a different meaning. Many will remember their lost loved ones who died serving in the Armed Forces.
This holiday originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Confederate and Union soldiers who had lost their lives, but by the 20th century, it has been extended to honor all Americans who have died while in military service.
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