Aerial View

Pueblo San Felipi New Mexico


Stock #: 290472
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: San Felipe Pueblo
State: New Mexico (NM)
County: Sandoval
Publisher: Detroit Publishing Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Pueblo lies on the east bank of the Rio Grande, about three miles from Bernalillo, and may be seen from the car windows en route to Albuquerque. The population is about 600. The church is one of the sights of the pueblo, having two towers and a large yard, the whole being enclosed with a high arched adobe wall. There is also the ever present Estufa or sacred meeting place where the chiefs congregate at times. The pueblo Indian while 'maintaining the mission churchs still preserves many of the tribal customs