This Former Chapel In New Mexico Has Spellbinding Views…And A Fascinating History

Sometimes history can seem magical. Folktales, historical accounts that seem just a little too good to be true, and events that cannot be fully explained are just a few ways this happens. In fact, there are similar stories that have taken place here in New Mexico and today we’re going to check out one.

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Loretto Chapel is located at 207 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. You can find details about the chapel’s history, taking a tour, and even hosting an event by visiting their website, lorettochapel.com.

Did you know New Mexico is also home to the oldest church in the country? You can read more about the San Miguel Church in The Oldest Church In America Is Right Here In New Mexico.