Friday, March 22, 2019
Gran Quivera San Buenaventura mission

San Ysidro & San Buenaventura Missions

Freshwater lakes, with abundant fish, waterfowl, bison, and antelope once covered New Mexico. The Permian Sea extended into the region, leaving traces throughout the...
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...

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...

San Jeronimo Mission

UNESCO World Heritage Site Taos is a UNESCO World Heritage cultural site. The community is distinct, unique and enduring. The pueblo, in its current, multi-story...
Popay was the leader of the Pueblo Revolt

The Pueblo Revolt of 1680

The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 was one of the most significant events in New Mexico’s history. The revolt wasn’t successful in terms of permanently...