Chimayo, NM - Santo Nino de Atocha Chapel Interior
Sanctuary of the Santo Niño de Atocha Chapel, built in 1857 in Chimayó, a New Mexico village on the "High Road" through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Chimayó's plazas contain several religious sites, including this one, which originated as a private family chapel until it was acquired by the Archdiocese of Santa Fe in 1992 and renovated as a children's chapel dedicated to serve in the model of the good works Santo Niño — the Christ Child — as a young boy. Photo by Carol Highsmith, 2021.
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