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Near San Ildefonso Pueblo in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pueblo of San Ildefonso

 
 
Pueblo of San Ildefonso Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
1. Pueblo of San Ildefonso Marker
Inscription. In the 1500’s, migrants from the Pajarito Plateau joined their Tewa-speaking relatives at San Ildefonso. The pueblo is famous as the home of the late María Martínez and other makers of polished black pottery. The modern church, a replica of that of 1711, was finished in 1968.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro marker series.
 
Location. 35° 52.888′ N, 106° 7.051′ W. Marker is near San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 502 at milepost 12.5 and Povi Kaa Drive (Road 401), on the right when traveling west on State Road 502. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Fe NM 87506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maria Montoya Martinez, (Povika, Pond Lily) (here, next to this marker); Jémez Mountains (approx. 0.9 miles away); Feliciana Tapia Viarrial (1904-1988) (approx. 5.9 miles away); Pueblo of Santa Clara (approx. 6.3 miles away); Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsan, Golden Dawn
<i>back of</i> Pueblo of San Ildefonso Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
2. back of Pueblo of San Ildefonso Marker
(approx. 6.3 miles away); The Bond House (approx. 7.8 miles away); Chimayo Trading Post / Trujillo House (approx. 8.1 miles away); The St. Francis Women's Club (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Pueblo of San Ildefonso. Visiting Etiquette

The Pueblo is generally open to the public daily from 8am to 5pm, except when tribal activities require closing the Pueblo. All visitors must park at the visitor's center or the Governor's office. There is a $10.00 per car load fee and a still camera fee of $10.00. Movie or video fee of $20.00 and a $25.00 painting or sketching fee. Pleae do not photograph members of the tribe without first asking permission.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Pueblo of San Ildefonso Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
3. Pueblo of San Ildefonso Marker
View north on BIA-401. Pueblo is about 1/2 mile ahead.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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