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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
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.

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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