The Oldest Church In New Mexico Dates Back To The 1600s And You Need To See It
Whether you’re new to Santa Fe or a long-time resident, you know there’s plenty of history lingering in the streets here. It is home to some of the oldest places in the country, including the oldest church.
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The mission is open to visitors Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It holds Latin Mass on Sundays at 3 p.m. and English Mass on Sundays at 5 p.m. You can find details about visiting, the chapel’s history, and more by visiting its website.
Website: San Miguel Chapel Address: 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501 Phone: (505) 983-3974
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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