Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
— Commemorative Walkway Park —
Erected 1986 by The Caballeros de Vargas. (Marker Number 6.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 35° 41.38′ N, 105° 56.003′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker can be reached from Paseo de Peralta near Otero Street. It is at Hillside Park. 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. 1776 (here, next to this marker); 1680 (a few steps from this 1862 (a few steps from this marker); 1712 (a few steps from this marker); 1610 (a few steps from this marker); 1912 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1926 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1945 (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 . . . Wikipedia Entry for Diego de Vargas. “De Vargas’ repossession of New Mexico is often called a ‘bloodless reconquest,’ since the territory was initially retaken without any use of force. Later, when de Vargas returned to Mexico in early 1693 to retrieve a group of settlers, they had to fight their way into Santa Fe. Warriors from four of (Submitted on August 14, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 357 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.