Las Trampas Historic District

On NM 76, Las Trampas, New Mexico

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By John Collier Jr. - https://www.flickr.com/photos/johncollierjr/1908703240/, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8014121

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Description 

First settled in 1751 by 12 Spanish families from Santa Fe, Las Trampas flourished despite Commanche and Apache raids. The village, a Spanish-American agricultural community, preserves significant elements of its 18th-century heritage in appearance and culture. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 28, 1967

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 28, 1967
Reference number
67000007
Architectural styles
Colonial; Other architectural type; Spanish colonial
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; Plaza
Current functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; Plaza
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant year
ca. 1850
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 15
Contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2020: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • June 25, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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