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Near Grenville in Union County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Santa-Fe Trail

 
 
Santa-Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2015
1. Santa-Fe Trail Marker
Inscription.
First Wagons used on
Santa-Fe Trail
crossed here in 1822
——
Erected by
Colorado & Southern
Railway
J.D. Walker, Supt. - Robt. Rice, V.P. & G.M.
1930

 
Erected 1930 by the Colorado & Southern Railway.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 36° 33.992′ N, 103° 34.019′ W. Marker is near Grenville, New Mexico, in Union County. Marker is on U.S. 64 0.3 miles south of 1st Street (State Route 453), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: US-64, Grenville NM 88424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. The Santa Fe Trail (here, next to this marker).
 
Also see . . .  New Mexico Scenic Drive: Santa Fe Trail. (Submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsRoads & Vehicles
 
Santa-Fe Trail Marker & nearby interpretive marker near rail lines. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2015
2. Santa-Fe Trail Marker & nearby interpretive marker near rail lines.
The view north on US Highway 64. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2015
3. The view north on US Highway 64.
Nearby Santa-Fe Trail Interpretive Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2015
4. Nearby Santa-Fe Trail Interpretive Marker
Santa-Fe Trail image. Click for full size.
By Google Maps
5. Santa-Fe Trail
Southwest & Northeast of the marker on Highway 64, on this map, you can see the straight-line trail still visible today.
Santa-Fe Trail Map in New Mexico image. Click for full size.
the Federal Highway Administration and the New Mexico Department of Tourism.
6. Santa-Fe Trail Map in New Mexico
Marker is located near the trail shown to the right of map.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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