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

Santa Fe Plaza

 
 
Santa Fe Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, November 24, 2011
1. Santa Fe Plaza Marker
Inscription.
Has been designated a
National Historic
Landmark

The heart of Santa Fe since its founding by Spanish colonial Governor Don Pedro De Peralta in 1609-1610, this public space was a terminus of El Camino Real and the Santa Fe Trail. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
 
Erected 1960.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 35° 41.264′ N, 105° 56.341′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and West Palace Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is embedded in the sidewalk. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Fe NM 87501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Spitz Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Santa Fe CL-60 (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); El Palacio Real (within shouting distance
Santa Fe Plaza and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, November 24, 2011
2. Santa Fe Plaza and Marker
of this marker); Annexation of New Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); La Castrense (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); End of Santa Fe Trail (about 300 feet away); Site of Santa Feís First Chapel (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Fe.
 
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Santa Fe Plaza in Early Spring image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 24, 2014
3. Santa Fe Plaza in Early Spring
Great fajitas at this pushcart but ask for extra napkins! The colonial Governorís Palace is across the plaza on the left. St. Francis Cathedral-Basilica on the right is one block beyond the plaza at the end of St. Francis Street. This marker is out of frame to the right, nearer to the other corner of the plaza.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.   3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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