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

Hyde Memorial State Park

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, April 27, 2014
1. Hyde Memorial State Park Marker
Inscription. This park is named after Benjamin Talbot Hyde, devoted educator of America’s youth. His family donated the 350 acres which constitutes the park to the State of New Mexico in 1934. Situated at an elevation of 8,500 feet in the scenic Sangre de Cristo Mountains, it is one of the oldest state parks in New Mexico. Facilities include a picnic area, campground, skating pond and sledding area.
 
Location. 35° 43.824′ N, 105° 50.235′ W. Marker is near Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker is on Hyde Park Road (State Road 475 at milepost 15) east of Gonzales Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 740 Hyde Park Rd, Santa Fe NM 87501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Fe Opera (approx. 5.5 miles away); 1876 (approx. 6.1 miles away); To the Future (approx. 6.1 miles away); 1985 (approx. 6.1 miles away); 1982 (approx. 6.1 miles away); 1976 (approx. 6.1 miles away); 1960 (approx. 6.1 miles away); 1945 (approx. 6.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Fe.
 
Also see . . .  Hyde Park. 1999 article by Sue B. Mann. “Benjamin Talbot Hyde, affectionately known as "Uncle
Hyde Memorial State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 27, 2014
2. Hyde Memorial State Park Marker
Bennie," was a well-known educator and naturalist, born in New York City in 1872. His early work as a pioneering archaeologist and anthropologist brought him to the Southwest. However, he is better remembered as an educator who was "forever serving the youth of America in stimulating love of outdoor life and nature lore." ” (Submitted on April 27, 2014.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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