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Pecos in San Miguel County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church

 
 
San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, June 14, 2013
1. San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church Marker
Inscription. This is one of the finest surviving examples of Bishop Lamy's French-inspired gothic architecture in New Mexico. Completed in 1906, it is constructed of locally quarried stone instead of traditional adobe. Among its adornments is a painting of Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles (Our Lady of the Angels) given to the nearby Pueblo of Pecos by the King of Spain in the early eighteenth century.
 
Location. 35° 34.983′ N, 105° 40.55′ W. Marker is in Pecos, New Mexico, in San Miguel County. Marker is on St. Anthony's Loop east of North Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. St. Anthony's Loop heads east from Main Street, approximately 1 mile North of New Mexico 50. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 North Main Street, Pecos NM 87552, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Anthony's Catholic Church War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pecos Pueblo Mission (approx. 2.4 miles away); Kosloski's Historic Stagecoach Stop and Trading Post (approx. 3.1 miles away); Colorado Volunteers at the Battles of Glorieta Pass (approx. 4.1 miles away); Glorieta Battlefield
San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church Sign on Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, June 14, 2013
2. San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church Sign on Main Street
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Glorieta Pass Battlefield (approx. 4.7 miles away); Cañoncito at Apache Canyon (approx. 8.9 miles away); Hyde Memorial State Park (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pecos.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located west of the parking lot for Saint Anthony's
 
Regarding San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church. This is a beautiful building, well worth a few minutes stop.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, June 14, 2013
3. San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church
San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church Camposanto image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, June 14, 2013
4. San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church Camposanto
San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church South Wall image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, June 14, 2013
5. San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church South Wall
San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church Exterior Nicho With La Virgen image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, June 14, 2013
6. San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church Exterior Nicho With La Virgen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2013, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 21, 2013, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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