Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
— Commemorative Walkway Park —
Erected 1986 by Mr. Ed. Berry. (Marker Number 5.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Native Americans.
Location. 35° 41.373′ N, 105° 56.005′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. 1610 (a few steps from this marker); 1692 (a few steps from this marker); 1776 (a few steps from this marker); 1862 (a few steps from this marker); 1848 (a few steps from this marker); 1598 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1912 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1926 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Fe.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is a list of all 21 markers on Santa Fe’s Commemorative Walkway at Hillside Park. There is a link on the list to a map of all markers on the walkway.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia Entry for the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. “Popé promised that, once the Spanish were killed or expelled, the ancient Pueblo gods would reward them with health and prosperity. Popé’s plan was that the inhabitants of each Pueblo would rise up and kill the Spanish in their area and then all would advance on Santa Fe to kill or expel all (Submitted on August 13, 2014.)
2. Wikipedia Entry for Popé. “As stated by Matthew Martinez of Po’pay’s home Pueblo, Ohkay Owingeh, ‘it took a unique individual to orchestrate the revolt across two dozen communities who spoke six different languages and were sprawled over a distance of nearly 400 miles.’ What little we know of Po’pay the man is distorted through the lenses of the Spanish chroniclers and their Indian informants, most of whom were opposed to Po’Pay.
“Both the Spanish and the Pueblos were decimated by the revolt and its aftermath. However, what can (Submitted on August 13, 2014.)
3. About Santa Fe » Santuarios & Religious Sites » Cross of the Martyrs. “Walking up this paved trail you may notice circular fireplaces with remnants of charred coals. The fireplaces are lit with farolitos or bonfires when, during the first week in September, the city sponsors the oldest community gathering of its kind in the country, the ìFiesta de Santa Fe.î This Fiesta was inaugurated in 1692 to celebrate the peaceful return of the Spanish. On the final night of Fiesta (Submitted on August 16, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 16, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photograph of the Cross of the Martyrs showing the city below. • A photograph from a vantage point in the city showing the Cross of the Martyrs in the distance • Can you help?