The Third National NHL Photo
Imaging Our National Heritage
a one week voting period, 1944 National Park Service employees
voted for their favorite image from the top regional winners.
Many congratulations to this year's winning phototgraph of the
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church in Ranchos de Taos, New
Mexico, the Intermountain Regional Winning photograph. The winner
was chosen from among the first place photographs in each of the
six NPS regions.
nationally winning photograph appears below. Please use the menu
at the left to view all of our regional winners. Thank you to
all of the stewards who submitted outstanding photographs of their
National Historic Landmarks.
the second year in a row, the NHL Program worked with the National
Natural Landmarks (NNL) Program to offer two parallel contests
for Landmark Stewards. The photographs help to highlight these
partnership programs and raise awareness of our Nation's most
significant historic and natural resources. Winning photographs
from each contest will be featured in annual Photo Contest calendars.
Please take a moment to visit the spectaular winning photographs
Landmarks Photo Contest.
Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico
Photographer: Justin Miller
cross atop the garden entry gate casts a long shadow onto the
facade of the nearby historic adobe church, nearly 200 years old.
Spanish Colonial Church was constructed between 1772 and 1816.
Georgia O'Keefe and countless photographers have featured this
church in their work.
more information, please visit the
NPS American Southwest Travel Itinerary or
County Historical Society.