Sunday, May 19, 2019

San Miguel Mission | Socorro

Don Juan de Oñate arrived in what is now Socorro in May of 1598. The expedition encountered a hospitable tribe of Indians who provided...
Pecos Pueblo

Pecos Pueblo National Historical Park

There is nothing ‘new’ about New Mexico. Study of prehistoric populations in North America is ongoing, with sites in North and South America establishing...
Quarai Mission

Nuestra Señora de Purísima Concepción de Quarai

Captain Francisco Sánchez Chamuscado and Father Agustín Rodríguez reached the five Tompiro speaking villages that comprise the Salinas pueblos in 1581–1582. The Tompiro settled...
Santo Doming Mission

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...
Picuris Mission

Spanish Missions in New Mexico

New Mexico has an abundance of Spanish missions. Far more people are aware of California’s missions, many of which have been well preserved; however,...
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