About New Mexico's Historic Sites

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Fence added by site to preserve the ruins.Path out of Mission Church.Window & doors viewing through church.East side of the Convento.East side of the Convento.East side of the Convento.Bell tower view through church window.Three adjoining rooms that have never been officially excavated.Part of the church's courtyard.Cane Cholla CactusFront of Mission Church & Convento.Mission Church & ConventoMission Church & ConventoJemez drummers during Pueblo Independence Day.Jemez singers and drummers during Pueblo Independence Day.Jemez buffalo dancer during Pueblo Independence Day.Jemez buffalo dance performed for Pueblo Independence Day.Enjoying the dancers at Jemez Historic Site.Shield dancers at Pueblo Independence Day.Corn dancers at Pueblo Independence Day.Singers at Pueblo Independence Day.Shield dance at Pueblo Independence Day.Shield dance at Pueblo Independence Day.Red Bear Powwow performing at Pueblo Independence Day.Cooking fried bread at Pueblo Independence Day.San Jose de los Jemez Mission bell tower and sacristy.Jemez kids having fun with atlatls.Hanging out in the ruins.Isaac Toya demonstrating gourd rattle manufacture.Nature hike with Ranger Marlon Magdalena.Stories from the Land, a summers children's program.Chris Toya, tribal archaeologist, talks about Jemez heritage sites.Shkeme Garcia tells stories to Jemez kids.The Fort Stanton museum building was originally built as a barracks in 1855 and housed a company of soldiers. In 1899, it was remodeled and became the Administration Building for the hospital.Fort Stanton Cave/Snowy River Formation Exhibit.Ship Model built by German Internee.Photo exhibit of soldiers at Fort Stanton.The old fort cemetery, located on a small hill just south of the fort, was used to bury civilians as well as soldiers. When the fort was abandoned by the Army in 1896, all military remains were moved to the newly created national cemetery at Santa Fe but civilians remained. This cemetery continued to be used until 1970 by the hospital to bury its staff and their family members who died at the fort.Volunteer living historians working on bunks for the barracks 1850's style. Soldiers built most of Fort Stanton and these 'soldiers' are demonstrating woodworking techniques used at that time.The 1850s barracks exhibit (in building 6).

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