Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Hitching Post at the End of the Trail
1776 – 1976
Roadrunner Cowbelles dedicate this hitching post at the end of the trail to American cattlemen and their horses for their glorious role in winning the West.
Erected by Roadrunner Cowbelles.
Location. 35° 41.269′ N, 105° 56.256′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and East Palace Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is embedded into the sidewalk along the west side of Washington Avenue, adjacent to the east side of the Palace of the Governors Building, in front of the entrance to the Palace of the Governors Print Shop. It is best viewed when walking and could easily be missed when driving on the street. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Fe NM 87501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Santa Fe’s First Chapel (a few steps from this marker); Fray Angélico Chávez (within shouting distance of this marker); A Building Stood Here Before 1680 (within shouting distance of this marker); Annexation of New Mexico (within shouting distance of this El Palacio Real (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Diego Arias de Quiros (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Heroes (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); End of Santa Fe Trail (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Fe.
More about this marker. The Roadrunner Cowbelles are the Santa Fe Women's Auxiliary of the Cattlemen's Association.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 275 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on April 2, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2. submitted on April 3, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.