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United States of America
Santa Fe
New Mexico

Sandoval Street

De Vargas Monument

Diego de Vargas Zapata y Luján Ponce de León y Contreras
1643 - 1704
Spanish Governor of the New Spain territory of Santa Fe de Nuevo México, today the U.S. states of New Mexico and Arizona
(Wikipedia)
Eugenie Shonnard
1972-73 (1985)

Santa Fe /  De Vargas Monument   Santa Fe /  De Vargas Monument

Description

Stone (adobe) monument of a thick column with on the four sides coloured reliefs:

Diego de Vargas Franciscan monk Nuestra Señora La Conquistadora Pueblo indian
Diego de Vargas Franciscan monk Nuestra Señora La Conquistadora Pueblo indian
1643 - de vargas - 1704
peaceful re-settler
caballeros 1966
missionary padres
sons of st. francis
christianity
la conquistadora
nuestra señora de la paz
santa fe new mexico
pueblo indians
rio grande villages
new mexico

Inscription(s)

Dedicated in Honor of
Capitan General
Governor Don Diego De Vargas
In Devotion of
Nuestra Señora La Conquistadora.
Eugenie Shonnard, sculptor
"Caballeros De Vargas"
Erected 1972 and 1973
Dedicated October 12, 1985
p.m.l.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 35°41'13" W 105°56'32"

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