0 Likes

La Casa Vieja de Analco, Oldest house in America, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2_7
New Mexico
The Oldest House in the United States is in Santa Fe New Mexico’s Barrio Analco. The word “analco” means ”across the water” in the language of the Tlaxcalans, the Indians who arrived from Mexico with the first Spanish settlers under the leadership of Juan de Onate in 1598. The Tlaxcalan Indians, who had come with him from Mexico, settled on this higher ground just above the Santa Fe River. Tree-rings date the house to about 1650. It could be as old as 1200s AD. It’s built on the site ruins of older Pueblo settlements which had been abandoned. The Tlaxcalans and Spanish who settled along the river probably followed the practice of the Pueblo people and used the land down to the river for farming.
Copyright: James womack
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5000x2500
Uploaded: 17/02/2013
Updated: 21/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: santa fe; analco; nm; new mexico; oldest house
comments powered by Disqus

James Womack
La Casa Vieja de Analco, Oldest house in America, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2_1
James Womack
La Casa Vieja de Analco, Oldest house in America, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2_3
James Womack
La Casa Vieja de Analco, Oldest house in America, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2_8
James Womack
La Casa Vieja de Analco, Oldest house in America, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2_9
James Womack
La Casa Vieja de Analco, Oldest house in America, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2_10
James Womack
La Casa Vieja de Analco, The oldest house in America, Santa Fe, New Mexico
James Womack
La Casa Vieja de Analco, Oldest house in America, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2_2
James Womack
San Miguel Mission, Santa Fe, New Mexico USA 2
James Womack
San Miguel Mission, Santa Fe, New Mexico USA 3
James Womack
San Miguel Mission, Santa Fe, New Mexico USA 4
James Womack
Turquois Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico USA
James Womack
The Roundhouse State Capitol Building, Santa Fe, New Mexico USA
Eric-Bardot-Chappaz
Cuzion-Chateau-Bonnu-face-S E-Indre-France
Liquid Jungle Media
The Mayan Ruins in Caracol, Belize
SEIMA
Top Observatory of Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower
Renzo Falconi
Porto S. Stefano-Spanish fortress-Terrace
dedmaxopka
SibNIA
Gary Krohe
Topeka-High-School-Cafeteria
Tomáš Klíma
Zruc nad Sazavou Castle
Tomáš Klíma
The Bone Church (Ossuary), Kutna Hora
yunzen liu
yunnan luliang Colorful Sand Forest 1——The world's largest color sand sculpture theme park
Kengo Shimizu
1000-Year-Old Japanese Wisteria
Frank van Tol
Field of Tulips
Jan Vrsinsky
Zombiewalk 2012
James Womack
The Atlanta Botanical Gardens 17
James Womack
The Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico
James Womack
The Atlanta Botanical Gardens 22
James Womack
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, new Mexico USA 5
James Womack
Outbuilding at Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site
James Womack
Pigeon Hill at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Georgia USA 6
James Womack
Downtown Street Scene, Griffin, Georgia USA 4
James Womack
Christmas 2012 "Lights of Life" at Marietta's Life University 3
James Womack
Holy Family Catholic Church 4
James Womack
The Mable House
James Womack
Scott_Boulevard Baptist Church, Decatur, Georgia 2
James Womack
Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia 1
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]