The mystery of Victoriana Armijo

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A rather sociable ghost has also been reported throughout various locations in the La Placita Restaurant. Many believe that it is Ambrosia’s daughter Victoriana. Victoriana was born in 1849 and died the 6th of October 1867 at the tender age of 18. She was married to Jose Ynez Perea and it is speculated that she … Read moreThe mystery of Victoriana Armijo

The first reported ghost story at La Placita in Old Town, Albuquerque

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The first printed account of the La Placita Restaurant being haunted was recorded in the Albuquerque Tribune on May 27th, 1977. It was written by Howard Bryan for his column “Off the beaten path”. Today the location claims to have three ghosts, but in this original version there is only one. There is some misinformation … Read moreThe first reported ghost story at La Placita in Old Town, Albuquerque

La Placita Restaurant, Albuquerque, NM (History)

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The Ambrosio Armijo House was built between 1880 and 1882 of adobe as a store and house complex. It originally consisted of two square shaped buildings with pitched and gabled roofs joined by a small structure or passageway in the center. The Sanborn Insurance maps of 1891 and 1931 shows that the building has undergone … Read moreLa Placita Restaurant, Albuquerque, NM (History)

La Placita Restaurant, Albuquerque, NM (Ghost Stories)

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The Casa Armijo is rumored to be haunted by at least four different ghosts, although there could be several others. The first is the spirit of a little girl known as Elizabeth. It is believed that she was a servant girl who died from tuberculosis around 1783. Witnesses have often described her as being “cute … Read moreLa Placita Restaurant, Albuquerque, NM (Ghost Stories)