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Old Church, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:Old Church, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, circa 1907-1914. Captions reads: "The most strikingly interesting of New Mexican pueblos is Acoma. It is built on the summit of a table rock 350 feet above the plain which is 7,000 feet above the sea. The pueblo is 1,000 feet in length and 40 feet high. The church is of enormous proportions, and must have cost the labor of many generations, for its walls are 60 feet high and 10 feet thick, and it has timbers 40 feet long and 14 inches square, every particle of which had to be carried up from the plain below. The pueblo formerly stood on the crest of the Enchanted Mesa, 430 feet above the valley and three miles away." Postmark date: June 7, 1915; Postcard number:13961; Message included.
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Michigan
Detroit
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Mexico
Geographical subject – Settlement:Acoma
Topical subjects:Pueblos
Churches
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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