Jemez Historic Site

The Jemez Historic Site is set a reasonable drive from Albuquerque and Santa Fe. It contains the ruins of an old village and church, both built in the early 1600s. Near the church ruins lie the remains of a kiva. When paying the entrance fee, I asked about photographs and was told it was okay to take them anywhere except inside the kiva — so I didn’t take any in the kiva.

Here are a few of the church:

And an image from the start of the walk which tickled my funny bone–the part about the rattlesnakes, that is, which is also quite apt! (I quite agree with all sentiments on this sign.)


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