The Santa Fe National Cemetery sits on a scenic hillside and overlooks much of Santa Fe. The rows of white crosses climbing ... More
Santa Fe National Cemetery
The Santa Fe National Cemetery sits on a scenic hillside and overlooks much of Santa Fe. The rows of white crosses climbing the manicured lawns are truly a sight to behold. The oldest grave markers denote the final resting sites of soldiers killed during the Civil War, during the battles of Valverde and Pidgeon Ranch. Those who died in armed conflict during World War II are also buried here. A number of monuments and memorials commemorate those who gave their lives for their country. The cemetery is open from sunrise to sunset, and the office is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Known as the Plaza, this historic area is marked by a central park lined with huge shade trees and benches.
The Santa Fe Plaza is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Many of the buildings surrounding the ...
Built by Native American slaves, this Spanish Colonial building was completed in 1625, then nearly destroyed during the Pueblo revolt
of 1680. In 1710, the Spanish once again took control of Santa Fe and rebuilt the San Miguel Mission. ...
Archbishop Lamy commissioned this French Romanesque cathedral in 1869, and it took more than 15 years to complete. It is
still maintained by the archdiocese of Santa Fe. This long standing landmark houses many religious relics, including the chalice ...