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A 400-Year-Old Colonial Church Emerges From A Reservoir In Mexico

By Karly Carpena
October 19, 2015

In a shocking discovery, Mexican fisherman have discovered a 400-year-old church that has emerged due to a drought in the region.

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Th church was submerged by a dam built in 1966 to form the Nezahualcoyotl reservoir has appeared twice since the damn was built.

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Known as the Temple of Santiago, the church was abandoned due the big plagues of 1773-1776.

“It was a church built thinking that this could be a great population center, but it never achieved that,” Navarrete said. “It probably never even had a dedicated priest.”

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