Abiquiu church and plaza around 1920.
Abiquiú (or Abiquiu [1 ] ) is a small i census-designated place located in Rio Arriba County, in northern New Mexico in the southwestern United States, about 53 miles (85 km) north of Santa Fe. Abiquiu has an Elementary school which is part of the Espanola Public Schools.
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Born here [ edit ]
Julian A. Chavez (1808–1879), rancher, landowner and elected official in Los Angeles, California
Cultural references [ edit ]
Abiquiú is mentioned in
Willa Cather's 1927 novel , Book Five Chapter 1. Death Comes for the Archbishop
Ghost Ranch is home of the Ruth Hall Museum of Paleontology, named in honor of Ruth Hall. "Abiquiú" is the title of episode 11, season 3 of the AMC television drama
. Breaking Bad Abiquiú is shown as the hometown on the drivers license of Mike Franks' alias in the 5th season
episode "Judgment Day". NCIS Abiquiú is also the location where the opening shot of the 4th Indiana Jones movie
was shot. As per the Production Timeline in the Extras section of the movie's Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Blu-ray Disc: "On June 16, 2007 even before the start of principal photography, the production's second unit crew was on location near Abiquiu, New Mexico, filming the traditional Indiana Jones opening shot of a "mountain" (in this case a prairie dog mound.)" Other notable films shot in Abiquiu are , Cowboys & Aliens , City Slickers , Red Dawn , Wyatt Earp , The Last Outlaw and the TV series [2 ] . Earth 2 [3 ] Artist
Georgia O'Keeffe lived at nearby Ghost Ranch for many years and also bought a house in Abiquiu in 1945, using it variously as an art subject, residence and studio for several years. In the mid-1940s, the Whitney Museum of American Art in Manhattan sponsored a project to establish the first catalogue of her work.
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