Pueblo of Taos

Price: $12.95

Stock #: 678626
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Taos
State: New Mexico (NM)
County: Taos
Publisher: Detroit Publishing Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

Additional Details:
Taos is the most interesting of all the upper Rio Grande Pueblos. Population about 400. It lies northeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The pueblo is situated between the rivers Taos and Lucero and the picturesque Taos Mountains form a beautiful background for this unique pueblo. The two great piles of communal dwellings resemble pyramids in as much as they recede stop by step from the first floor to the summit. One section rising to a height of seven stories, the other five stories. The great religious festival at Taos is held annually on September 30th and is one of the best known in New Mexico.

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