Sante Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
San Miguel Church
Location. 35° 41.014′ N, 105° 56.273′ W. Marker is in Sante Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Click for map. 401 Old Santa Fe Trail between De Vargas and Paseo de Peralta. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe NM 87501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lamy Building (a few steps from this marker); The "Oldest" House (within shouting distance of this marker); Mother Magdalen and the Sisters of Loretto (1852-1968) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maralyn Budke (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kateri Tekakwitha (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. ╝ mile away); La Castrense (approx. ╝ mile away); End of Santa Fe Trail (approx. ╝ mile away).
Regarding San Miguel Church. Built under the auspices of Fray Alonso de Benavidez,one of the Franciscan Padres.
Also see . . . San Miguel Church. "The city of Santa Fe was founded in 1610, and El San Miguel (St. Michael's) Mission Church was built between (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
1. San Miguel
While there may be some debate among scholars as to the precise date when the Chapel of San Miguel was built, it is certainly among the oldest existing churches still in use in the New World. Known locally as a mission, it was built to serve the poor in the Santa Fe congregation.
— Submitted January 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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