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Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Santa Fe

On the Camino Real

 

—Population 58,000 - Elevation 7,045 —

 
Santa Fe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
1. Santa Fe Marker
Inscription. Santa Fe, the oldest capital city in the United States, was established in 1610 as the seat of the Spanish colonial government for the Province of New Mexico. The Palace of the Governors, used by the Spanish, Mexican, and Territorial governors, has flanked the historic plaza since its construction in 1610, and now comprises part of the Museum of New Mexico.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro marker series.
 
Location. 35° 39.552′ N, 105° 59.014′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker is on Cerrillos Road (State Road 14) west of Camino Carlos Rey, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2550 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe NM 87505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Isidro Catholic Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Agua Fria (approx. 1.2 miles away); Don Juan Bautista de Anza (approx. 2.9 miles away); Maralyn Budke (approx. 2.9 miles away); A Two Way Street
<i>rear of</i> Santa Fe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
2. rear of Santa Fe Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away); Lamy Building (approx. 3.1 miles away); San Miguel Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); The "Oldest" House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Fe.
 
Also see . . .  Santa Fe History. Santa Fe, New Mexico Convention & Visitors Bureau (Submitted on August 11, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Santa Fe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
3. Santa Fe Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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