HistoricalMX

Designed by the History Department at Sam Houston State University, HistoricalMX highlights the distinctive people, places, and events that shaped modern Mexico. Viewers may learn about the region through our interactive, map-based interface, which includes historical stories, photographs, and oral interviews. All content on the site was contributed by students in the History Department at Sam Houston State University. Read more About Us

Recent Stories

Balamkú cave in Chichén Itzá holds high numbers of Maya artifacts. The connection between the Maya and the Underworld being intertwined in the inner earth is not a new revelation, but what rituals were conducted and with what are still questions…

Over the course of centuries, beginning with Fray Bernardino de Sahagún's mention during the sixteenth century, the ancient Mesoamerican site of Xochicalco, which is in the state of Morelos, Mexico, has captured the attention of explorers and…