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Holm O. Bursum House

National Register of Historic Places, SRCP# 297
Statehood period of significance: 1887-1912
Associated themes: Architecture; Politics; Statehood

Built in 1878 for early Socorro County powerbroker Candelario Garcia, the nearly exotic Victorian-style house fittingly became the home of Holm O. Bursum, the head of the Republican Party at statehood, and a man who influenced the shape of the 1910 constitution.