"Big House" Exhibit: Lavender Room


Our Lady of Guadeloupe


This well-known image depicts Our Lady of Guadeloupe, a specific version of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The story follows Juan Diego, a simple, Mexican farmer. Early morning on December 9, 1531, as he made his way home from mass, Juan was greeted by a vision of the Blessed Mother and instructed to convince the local Aztec bishop to build a shrine in her honor that would allow her to “give all my love, compassion, help, and protection to the people.”...


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"Big House" Exhibit: Artifact Room

"Big House" Exhibit Exterior

"Big House" Exhibit: Dining Room

"Big House" Exhibit: Lavender Room

"Big House" Exhibit: Storage



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