la gente construía barreras para mantener el agua del Río Grande afuera pero eventualmente se vieron forzados a remover todo lo de la iglesia

Santo Domingo

During much of the Spanish colonial period, Santo Domingo was an important Franciscan mission center and the ecclesiastical capital of New Mexico. A mission church erected here before 1607 by Fray Juan de Escalona, was considered one of the largest and finest in New Mexico.