San José de la Laguna Mission and Convento

The San José de la Laguna Mission and Convento, in Laguna, New Mexico, dates from 1699. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, with note that it "is one of the best preserved buildings of its type in the United States. It retains most of the structures and artifacts which were placed in the Mission almost 300 years ago."[2]

San José de la Laguna Mission and Convento
Laguna Mission.jpg
HABS photo from 1934
San José de la Laguna Mission and Convento is located in New Mexico
San José de la Laguna Mission and Convento
LocationLaguna, New Mexico
Coordinates35°02′05″N 107°23′19″W / 35.034733°N 107.388510°W / 35.034733; -107.388510 (San Jose de la Laguna Mission and Convento)Coordinates: 35°02′05″N 107°23′19″W / 35.034733°N 107.388510°W / 35.034733; -107.388510 (San Jose de la Laguna Mission and Convento)
Built1699
Built byFray Antonio Miranda
Architectural styleMission
NRHP reference No.73001155[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 29, 1973
View from side and rear

It is an adobe building which was built under direction of Fray Antonio Miranda in 1699 and following years.[2]

It is located on Plaza Road, at the south end of St. Josephs Boulevard, in Laguna.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Thomas V. McCalmont (May 12, 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: San Jose de la Laguna Mission and Convento". National Park Service. Retrieved July 28, 2019. With accompanying three photos
  3. ^ Google maps and satellite view

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