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Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The “Oldest” House

 
 
The "Oldest" House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
1. The "Oldest" House Marker
Inscription.
The
Historic Santa Fe
Foundation
Finds this building
worthy of preservation
The
"Oldest" House

(West Portion)

 
Location. 35° 41.015′ N, 105° 56.251′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker is on East De Vargas Street west of Old Sante Fe Trail, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 East De Vargas Street, Santa Fe NM 87501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Miguel Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Lamy Building (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. ¼ mile away); Don Diego de Vargas Zapata Luján Ponce de León, El Marques de la Nava de Barcinas (approx. ¼ mile away); End of Santa Fe Trail (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Fe.
 
Regarding The "Oldest" House. An 800 year old home, later inhabited by Tlaxcaltecan Indians who came to Santa Fe with the Spanish Conquistadors
The "Oldest" House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
2. The "Oldest" House Marker
and helped construct San Miguel Mission
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The "Oldest" House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
3. The "Oldest" House
"Oldest" House and San Miguel Church image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, October 16, 2013
4. "Oldest" House and San Miguel Church
To provide some context of the location of these two historic structures, in this photo of San Miguel Church the "Oldest House" can be seen to the left of the church, with East De Vargas Street running between the two.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 544 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on October 31, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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