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The Guadalupe Church

Driving down Guadalupe Street in Santa Fe, you will find an important landmark on the corner of Guadalupe Street and West Alameda. According to Wikipedia: "The Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe is a historic Catholic shrine in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is the oldest church in the United States dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe and is listed on the New Mexico State Register of Cultural Properties.[1] It is also a contributing property in the Santa Fe Historic District. The church is a simple cruciform building with thick adobe walls and has been remodeled several times, most recently in the 1970s. The church was built sometime between the late 1700s and early 1800s, though its exact date of construction is unknown. The famous altar screen depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, transported in pieces from Mexico City over the Camino Real, is signed by José de Alcíbar and dated 1783."