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San Isidro Church - Agua Fria, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 35° 39.502 W 106° 00.862
13S E 408183 N 3946530
Quick Description: A historic church in Agua Fria, NM.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 8/26/2013 10:12:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMHYE4
Views: 6

Long Description:
"The Catholic Church of San Isidro was built in 1835 and derives its name from the patron saint of farmers. The land for the church was given by Jose Jacinto Gallegos, whose family still lives in the area. The church served as a protector from nomadic Indian raids.[xv] Unlike Spanish Colonial government, the Mexican government was unable to finance expeditions against raiders and some settlements were abandoned." (visit link)
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