Mesa Encantada - The Enchanted Mesa

Mesa Encantada - The Enchanted Mesa Laguna New Mexico


Stock #: 231398
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Laguna
State: New Mexico (NM)
County: Cibola
Publisher: Fred Harvey
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The name Mesa Encantada arises from an old legend or tradition. Centuries ago the people of what is now Acoma dwelt upon the summit of the Mesa, to which a single trail led. A part of the cliff over which the trail led was undermined thru erosion and fell when every one except a few old and sick women were at work in the fields below. After that the present site was built upon, and the mesa in time came to be regarded as "encantada" or as we would say haunted