Buried in time: The mystery of San Ga...

Buried in time: The mystery of San Gabriel

There are 5 comments on the The Santa Fe New Mexican story from Jun 26, 2009, titled Buried in time: The mystery of San Gabriel. In it, The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that:

Photo: Excavations under way in 1962 at San Gabriel, site of New Mexicoa TMs second capital near San Juan Pueblo.

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Albuquerque, NM

#1 Jun 27, 2009
Where is San Gabriel? Where is San Juan Pueblo?
Persons not already familiar get no clue as to the location of these places except for "west of the Rio Grande." That's not much help.

United States

#2 Jun 27, 2009
The location is just North of the City of Espanola off the Taos highway. San Juan is now known as Ohkay Owengeh. There is still a marker there where the road crosses the river just north of the pueblo towards CHAMITA.
Mark T

Lincoln, NE

#3 Jun 27, 2009
The area should be redug and designated as an Historical land mark. Similiar to where Coronado settled in Bernalillo. It is an important part of New Mexico history.

Collinsville, TX

#4 Jun 27, 2009
I agree, Mark T. This is timely, as I've been studying it and went out there last weekend after seeing it on an old map. There is really nothing there now, which seems odd.

Since: Nov 08

northern New Mexico

#5 Jun 27, 2009
Further information can be found here--
"Ford RI.(1987). The New Pueblo Economy. In: Herman Agoyo and Linwood Brown, eds., When cultures meet: Remembering San Gabriel del Yunge Oweenge. pp. 73-91. Santa Fé: Sunstone Press."

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