Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument

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We took a trip over to Mountainair, New Mexico and stopped by to see the ruins of the Salinas Pueblo Missions  which was built in the 1600s. We were able to get some good shots as we toured the ruins on a very, very hot nearly 100 degree, sunny, desert day. I have posted them here to link up for a Wordless Wednesday. Click on the photos to view full size.

Salinas Pueblo Mission, Mountainair, New Mexico
A far view of the entire mission ruins
Huge beams that kept the over 40 foot high structure and roof from collapsing
From the baptistry looking out

To the left by that small window hung the bell in that bell tower

What remains of the village people houses
An amazing piece of American missionary history
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Pamela Rose Williams

Pamela Rose Williams, Christianity Every Day Founder is a wife, mom and grand mom. She and her Pastor-husband serve together at Selah Mountain Ministries in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is also a Professional Editor and Christian freelance writer. To learn more about Pamela and all the things the Lord has to keep her busy, visit her About page.