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

El Palacio Real

 
 
El Palacio Real Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
1. El Palacio Real Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance.
Inscription.  
Fortress and Castle
built by order of the
Spanish crown 1610-1612

Seat of Government
under three flags–Spanish,
Mexican & American-

From 1610 to 1910 the
residence of over a hundred
Governors & Captains General

The oldest public building
in the United States–

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1610.
 
Location. 35° 41.261′ N, 105° 56.293′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker is on West Palace Avenue west of Old Santa Fe Trail, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe NM 87501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Annexation of New Mexico (here, next to this marker); Cut Stone Facade with Quoin (a few steps from this marker); Site of Santa Fe’s First Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); Hitching Post at the End of the Trail
El Palacio Real Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
2. El Palacio Real Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(within shouting distance of this marker); End of Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Spitz Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Fe Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Fe.
 
Also see . . .  Palace of the Governors. (Submitted on August 11, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
The Palace of the Governors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
3. The Palace of the Governors Marker
Seat of the
Museum of New Mexico
School of American Research
and Historical Society of NM,
Dedicated to the recovery,
conservation and display of
the Archaeology, Ethnology,
History & Art of the Southwest

The Palace
is a State Monument

This marker is to the left of the entrance
The Palace of the Governors image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
4. The Palace of the Governors
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 716 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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