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Donate to the
Friends of Coronado & Jemez Historic Sites

Why donate? 


The goal of the Friends of Coronado Historic Site is to help maintain this uniquely beautiful and historic place and to increase awareness of the site in the general public, in educational institutions, and throughout New Mexico and the United States. Perhaps the biggest benefit is the knowledge that your donation supports the continued restoration, and conservation of the world famous murals and historic site.  We need your help to continue these efforts.


Coronado Historic Site is the location of Kuaua Pueblo, a 700-year old indigenous peoples' site, that was visited by Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and his expedition into New Mexico in 1540. Weather and time are taking their toll on this earthen historic ruin. Constant work is needed to preserve it.  The Kuaua pueblo was excavated in the 1930s by WPA workers, under the direction of qualified archaeologists. With over 1200 rooms and several kivas, the present visible remains give barely a hint of the extent of this major pueblo. Exceptional, unique, one-of-a-kind Native American fresco murals, recovered from one of the ancestral kivas, are respectfully displayed in the museum.


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Please join us in supporting our goals and donate today.  Simply complete the form below and follow the instructions.  An alternative is to mail your check to the Friends of Coronado Historic Site address below, or hand deliver your donation tot the Sun Father's Gift Shop located at the Coronado Historic Site.  You may specify that the donation is for the academic awards fund or simply to the organization.

Thank you!!

Friends of Coronado Historic Site

Attn: Support

485 Kuaua Road

Bernalillo, NM  87004

Entrance to Coronado Historic Site, the kiva at Coronado, view from the Visitors' Center, Church ruins at Jemez, one of our visitors

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