Las Trampas, New Mexico facts for kids
Las Trampas Historic District
View of the Las Trampas Historic District.
|Location||On State Road 76, Las Trampas, New Mexico|
|Area||1,000 acres (400 ha)|
|Architectural style||Colonial, Spanish Colonial|
|NRHP reference No.||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.
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