San Geronimo Church, Taos Peublo
11 x 14 inches
Oil on canvas
If you ever get anywhere near Taos, New Mexico, be sure to visit the Taos Peublo. It is one of those places you visit, where you know you are seeing something special. It gives you a glimpse back into history.
The Pueblo, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities, and is the largest surviving multi-storied Pueblo structure in the United States. Built between 1000 and 1450 A.D. it appears today much like it would have a millennium ago.
In 1960, Taos Pueblo was designated a National Historic Landmark, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966. In 1992, the Pueblo was named by the United Nations to the “World Heritage List,” due to its uniqueness and universal value to the heritage of all mankind.
Approximately 150 people live within the Pueblo full time.
If you visit and get a little tired of the ancient life, you can go down the road a half mile from the church and try your luck at the casino.