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Saint Catherine’s Industrial Indian School

Saint Catherine’s Industrial Indian School
801 Griffin Street, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County

Determined eligible (Main Building) for the National Register, SRCP# 1804
Statehood period of significance: 1886-1912
Associated themes: Architecture; Education; American Indian

Financed by Katharine Drexel, a wealthy Philadelphia heiress later canonized a saint, Saint Catherine’s Industrial Indian School played an important role before and after statehood, educating Native American children, a charge typically taken up by the federal government in New Mexico.

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