Las Trampas, New Mexico
Las Trampas Historic District
View of the Las Trampas Historic District.
|Location||On State Road 76, Las Trampas, Taos County, New Mexico|
|Architectural style||Spanish Colonial, Other|
|NRHP Reference #||67000007|
|Added to NRHP||May 28, 1967|
|Designated NHLD||May 28, 1967|
Founded in 1751 by twelve Spanish families from Santa Fe, the town is known for the San José de Gracia Church, built between 1760 and 1776 and considered a model of the adobe colonial Spanish missions in New Mexico. The church was once used by Los Hermanos Penitentes, a flagellant Catholic order founded in Spanish era Santa Fe de Nuevo México.
Las Trampas National Historic District
The Las Trampas Historic District was established by the National Park Service (NPS) in 1967. The San José de Gracia Church was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1970. It is on the National Register of Historic Places in Taos County, New Mexico.
- National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Las Trampas Historic District". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-08.
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- Charles W. Snell (May 1, 1968). "National Survey of Historic Sites and Buildings: Las Trampas Plaza Historic District" (pdf). National Park Service.
Accompanying 19 photos of place and people, one dated 1980 others undated (32 KB)
- NPS National Historical Districts: Las Trampas Historic District webpage
- Las Trampas photos at the Library of Congress
- NPS National Historical Landmarks: San José de Gracia (church) webpage
- Archive.org: The Architecture of San José de Gracia
- American Southwest, a National Park Service Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary
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