The oldest shrine to Our Lady, the Blessed Mother Mary, in the United States is the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche in St. Augustine, Florida.
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Ponce de Leon landed on the coast of Florida in April 1513, and the first Mass was offered. Because it was Holy Week he named the land “La Florida.”
El Santuario de Chimayo in northern New Mexico is the largest pilgrimage site in the U.S. Many miracles are attributed to the holy dirt found on the site.