El Morro, inscriptions, photo

Conquer and Convert

El Morro National Monument, New Mexico, 2014

This inscription, left a dozen years after a deadly Pueblo revolt against the Spaniards, reads, "Here was the General Don diego de Vargas, who conquered for our Holy Faith, and for the Royal Crown, all of New Mexico at his own expense, year of 1692.". Photo © copyright by Greg Owens.

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