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Rio Lucio in Taos County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pueblo of Picuris

 
 
Pueblo of Picuris Marker image. Click for full size.
June 7, 2011
1. Pueblo of Picuris Marker
Inscription. The Pueblo of Picuris, first visited by Spaniards in 1591, was described as being 7 to 8 stories high. In the 18th century Picuris cooperated with the Spaniards against the raids of the Plains Indians. The church, the third at this pueblo, dates from the 1770's.
 
Erected by State of New Mexico.
 
Location. 36° 11.422′ N, 105° 42.666′ W. Marker is in Rio Lucio, New Mexico, in Taos County. Marker is at the intersection of New Mexico Route 75 and BIA 201 (Connector Route 201 Connector Road), on the left when traveling east on State Route 75. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Penasco NM 87553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maria Ramita Simbola Martinez "Summer Harvest" (1884-1969) (approx. 1.4 miles away); Las Trampas (approx. 4.9 miles away); Pilar (approx. 6.9 miles away); Captive Women and Children of Taos County / Marķa Rosa Villapando, (ca. 1725-1830) (approx. 8.2 miles away); William J. Klauer (approx. 8.2 miles away); Truchas Peaks (approx. 11.2 miles away); Truchas (approx. 12.3 miles away); San Francisco de Asis Church (approx. 13 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The
Pueblo of Picuris Marker image. Click for full size.
July 6, 2011
2. Pueblo of Picuris Marker
The marker looking northwest.
marker is at the east end of a loop road route to Picuris Pueblo.
 
Additional keywords. Picuris, northern pueblos, penasco, vadito, Rio Grande
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNative Americans
 
North from the Pueblo of Picuris Marker image. Click for full size.
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3. North from the Pueblo of Picuris Marker
Looking South from the Pueblo of Picuris Marker image. Click for full size.
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4. Looking South from the Pueblo of Picuris Marker
Looking west, Pueblo of Picuris Marker image. Click for full size.
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5. Looking west, Pueblo of Picuris Marker
Pueblo of Picuris Marker reverse image. Click for full size.
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6. Pueblo of Picuris Marker reverse
Pueblo of Picuris Marker east on NM 75 image. Click for full size.
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7. Pueblo of Picuris Marker east on NM 75
Pueblo of Picuris from the south image. Click for full size.
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8. Pueblo of Picuris from the south
Pueblo of Picuris visitor's center image. Click for full size.
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9. Pueblo of Picuris visitor's center
Pueblo of Picuris Church, entry to church yard image. Click for full size.
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10. Pueblo of Picuris Church, entry to church yard
Pueblo of Picuris Church image. Click for full size.
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11. Pueblo of Picuris Church
Pueblo of Picuris Tribal Center image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Chris English, circa June 7, 2011
12. Pueblo of Picuris Tribal Center
 
 
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