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Historical Churches

San Francisco de Asís Church

Spanish settlers established small communities in the Taos valley, south of Taos Pueblo, after the Spanish reconquest of the region in 1692. Ranchos de Taos, established in 1725, was...

Father Albert Braun and the St. Joseph Apache Mission

Unlike many of the missions in New Mexico, St. Joseph Apache Mission in Mescalero was a labor of love, built as a gift to the Mescalero Apache over the...

Santuario de Chimayo

El Santuario de Chimayó is a small Catholic church about 25 miles north of Santa Fe. The church itself is a beautiful example of Spanish Colonial architecture. It is one...

Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de Zuñi

Zuñi Pueblo is the largest of the 19 New Mexican Pueblos, covering more than 700 square miles, with a population of over 10,000. Mission Building in Zuñi Pueblo The Zuñi encountered...

San José de Laguna

Laguna Pueblo The Laguna lived on the banks of the Rio San José in west-central New Mexico for thousands of year. They arrived long before the advent of written records. Laguna...

San Esteban del Rey de Acoma

Charles Lummis was a journalist interested in historic preservation and indian rights. He traveled through New Mexico in the 1880s. The stark landscapes had a visceral impact on him. And in...

San Gregorio de Abó Mission

The Tompiro People The people that settled Abo at the end of the 11th century were part of the Tompiro group, the same group that established pueblos at Quarai and...

Mission Santo Domingo

There have been four settlements near the current pueblo of Santo Domingo within the last few centuries due to floods. Gipuy was about 2 miles east of the current...

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