Santa Fe, New Mexico: Oldest Church in the U.S.

Built of adobe and rock, the church has stood over 400 years without any serious threat from termites.

San Miguel Church

Address:
401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM
Directions:
San Miguel Church. In the Old Town section of downtown Santa Fe, on the southeast corner of Old Santa Fe Trail and E. De Vargas St.
Phone:
505-983-3974
Admission:
Free
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Oldest church in the USA.

Oldest Church in the U.S.

The oldest church in the U.S. can be found in downtown Santa Fe. It was undergoing a restoration when we visited. It looked great!

[Irwin & Victorina, 03/26/2013]

According to a sign out front, the church was built around 1610.


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