So where is the oldest house in the U.S. located at? It is in the northern part of New Mexico, in the historic Santa Fe.

The Historic Santa Fe Foundation “finds the oldest house worthy of preservation” — says the sign posted on the exterior wall of the house.

oldest house in america

The adobe structure dates back to the early 1600’s.

This is a very small place just right beside the oldest church in America, the San Miguel Mission.

Oldest american house

A small room holds some artifacts from another time.

It was nice to see the house in my own eyes, with its earthly smell and eerie feeling once inside.

Oldest american house

Oldest american house

Oldest american house

Oldest american house

The house is now partly a museum and a gift shop.

Oldest american house

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Oldest american house

This old house is only a 10-minute walk from the plaza.  Sure, it is worth a stop for a 5-minute photo op!

Travel contact.

Address: 215 E. De Vargas St., Lower Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM
Phone Number: 5059881944


Open everyday except on Sunday.

Admission fee.


Where to park downtown.

See this listing of parking lots in downtown Santa Fe.

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