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Iglesia de San Pedro y San Pablo

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    Located in San Pedro near Culebra Creek, Iglesia de San Pedro y San Pablo was built in 1933–34 under the supervision of Father Onofre Martorell. During Holy Week, the community carries a small model of the church (bottom right) to San Luis for religious observances.
    Iglesia de San Pedro y San Pablo

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References: 

María Mondragón Valdez, Casa del Señor: A Brief History of Sangre de Cristo Parish Church and Its Missions (María Mondragón Valdez, 2001).

María Mondragón-Valdéz, Heather L. Bailey, and Astrid Liverman, “Iglesia de San Pedro y San Pablo,” National Register of Historic Places Registration Form (July 2011).

Additional Information: 

Robert Adams, The Architecture and Art of Early Hispanic Colorado (Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1974).

Phillip Gallegos, “Religious Architecture in Colorado’s San Luis Valley,” in Arturo Aldama, ed., Enduring Legacies: Ethnic Histories and Cultures of Colorado (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2011).

Virginia McConnell Simmons, The San Luis Valley: Land of the Six-Armed Cross (Boulder: Pruett, 1979).

Olibama Lopez Tushar, The People of El Valle: A History of the Spanish Settlers in the San Luis Valley (Pueblo, CO: El Escritorio, 2007).

Arnold A. and Maria Valdez, The Culebra River Villages of Costilla County: Village Architecture and Its Historical Context, 1851–1940 (San Luis, CO: Valdez and Associates, 1991).