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  1. Arroyo Hondo is a small census-designated place in Taos County near Taos, New Mexico, United States. It is historically notable as the site of the killing of six to eight employees by a force of allied Native Americans at Simon Turley's mill on January 20, 1847. This took place during the Taos Revolt, a popular insurrection of New Mexicans and Native Americans against the new United States territorial regime during the Mexican-American War.
  2. Arroyo Hondo is a 13.0-mile-long river in Santa Clara County, California, United States, that lies east of Milpitas. The area is privately owned by the San Francisco Water Department and is closed to public access because of its usage as drinking water. Bounded to the east by Oak Ridge and to the west by Poverty Ridge, Arroyo Hondo empties into the Calaveras Reservoir. Its main source is on Mount Hamilton.

There are other places with in their name, like Nuevo Arroyo Hondo, Viejo Arroyo Hondo, Altos de Arroyo Hondo and Cerros de Arroyo Hondo.

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Google previewLouisiana Place Names (2012)

Popular, Unusual, and Forgotten Stories of Towns, Cities, Plantations, Bayous, and Even Some Cemeteries by Clare D'Artois Leeper

Arroyo Hondo is a Spanish name meaning “deep rivulet.” Arroyo Hondo is a small creek midway between the town ofNatchitoches and the site of the old Spanish fort of Los Adaes near Robeline. The stream became famous ...

Google previewIdentifying and Interpreting Animal Bones (2013)

A Manual by April M. Beisaw

Arroyo Hondo is an archaeological site in New Mexico. The analysis of animal bones from this site included the creation of a typology of bone tools, ornaments, musical instruments, stone-knapping tools, and hideFigure 5.4.Two examples of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2001)

Volume 6: North America by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, Human Relations Area Files, inc

The Arroyo Hondo drainage begins in the mountains to the east, carrying seasonal runoff from the uplands into the Rio Grande trough. Alluvial soils cover the ridge tops and gently sloping hills in the area supporting the extensive pinyon and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Early North America (2004)

by Cameron B. Wesson

Arroyo Hondo was occupied from approximately 650 to ...

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