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San Estevan Del Rey Mission Church

Acoma, New Mexico
County of Cibola.
On New Mexico 23
National Register Number: 70000417
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility. The threat level was Watch in
2006.
Congressional District: NM-2 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Church: www.puebloofacoma.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - April 15, 1970):
Founded in 1629 by Franciscan Fray Juan Ramirez, this is a large, impressive example of the Spanish Colonial mission church in New Mexico, blending a European plan and general form with Pueblo construction and decorative detail.

Condition:
The condition of the Mission Church has improved as the Pueblo of Acoma preservation crew continues to focus its work on the multi-year preservation project.

The latex paint has been removed from the sanctuary and replaced with traditional paints. Preservation treatments on the roof and the altar have been completed.


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