Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Tag: Moors


The San Miguel Mission Bell

Historical records indicate that Santa Fe’s San Miguel Mission was built between 1605 and 1608. The church was built by the Franciscan missionaries on the

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Death in New Mexico

Vestige of Another Culture

In New Mexico the tápalo, (mourning shroud) was the requisite garment for women to wear for one full year after the passing of a loved one.

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