0 Likes

San Felipe de Neri, Old Town Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
New Mexico
San Felipe de Neri built in 1793 is the oldest church in Old Town Albuquerque, New Mexico and also the oldest in New Mexico. Many Americans forget that the whole Southwestern United States was once owned by Mexico. Most of the territory was obtained through the Mexican War of 1846 to 1848. One of the ironies of the War was that some of the generals and other officers fighting for the U.S. would soon be fighting against the United States in the Civil War. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo specified the major consequence of the war: the forced Mexican Cession of the territories of Alta California and New Mexico to the U.S. in exchange for $18 million. Arizona later obtained additional parts of Mexico through the Gadsen Purchase. Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico (UNM), Kirtland Air Force Base, Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and Petroglyph National Monument. Albuquerque was founded in 1706 as the Spanish colonial outpost of Ranchos de Alburquerque. Albuquerque preserves much of its historical Spanish cultural heritage.
Copyright: James L. Tanner
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Taken: 12/08/2012
Uploaded: 12/08/2012
Updated: 03/09/2014
Zobrazení:

...


Tags: old town; albuquerque; new mexico; san felipe de neri
comments powered by Disqus

Willy Kaemena
Albuquerque Old Town
Irmin Wehmeier
San Felipe De Neri Parish
CHRISTIAN DEL ROSARIO
Sanfelipe de neri church in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Irmin Wehmeier
Old Town Plaza Christmas Eve 2008
Louis Davidson
Albuquerque, New Mexico Old Town
Irmin Wehmeier
Shoot Out
Phil Warner
Welcome to the Balloon Fiesta!
Irmin Wehmeier
Plaza Hacienda
Irmin Wehmeier
Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel
Irmin Wehmeier
Museum Row
Irmin Wehmeier
Missile on museum row
Irmin Wehmeier
Backyard pool albuquerque
muscapix
Saline by night
Marcin Klaban
Abandoned school workshops.
Martin Hertel
Gimme a beer
Arno Dietz
Utting Ammersee at night
Alessandro Ugazio
Introspectacular by Deniz Kurtel, blue lights
Luis Erantzcani
Night sun at Balandra
Marek Koszorek
Ponta do Pargo
Federico Infanti
Teatro Stabile del Veneto Carlo Goldoni
Kah Wai Lin
Amargosa Opera House
jacky cheng
2012-Sichuan - West Town - The barber-1
jacky cheng
Tainan City - Anping Founding Tin Hau Temple -2-2013
Ninoslav Adzibaba
Louvre Inner Court
James L. Tanner
Yuma Territorial Prison Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
California State Capital, Sacramento, California USA
James L. Tanner
Balanced Rock, Garden of the Gods, Colorado, USA
James L. Tanner
Main Street and Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Giant Sequoias near the General Grant Tree, Sequoia National Park, California USA
James L. Tanner
The top of the Tram at 11,000 feet, Snowbird, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah USA
James L. Tanner
Cadet Chapel, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
James L. Tanner
Love Statue, Main Plaza, Scottsdale, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, Arizona and Nevada USA
James L. Tanner
Pony Express Trail, Edwards Creek Valley, Nevada, USA
James L. Tanner
Superstition Mountains, East of Phoenix, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
North Grove Loop, General Grant Grove, Sequoia National Park, California USA
More About New Mexico

New Mexico is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, it has also been part of the Imperial Spanish viceroyalty of New Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory. Among U.S. states, New Mexico has the highest percentage of Hispanics at 45% (2008 estimate), being descendants of Spanish colonists and recent immigrants from Latin America. It also has the third-highest percentage of Native Americans after Alaska and Oklahoma, and the fifth-highest total number of Native Americans after California, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Texas. The tribes represented in the state consist of mostly Navajo and Pueblo peoples. As a result, the demographics and culture of the state are unique for their strong Spanish, Mexican, and Native American cultural influences. At a population density of 16 per square mile, New Mexico is the sixth most sparsely inhabited U.S. state.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_mexico]