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Hitching Post at the End of the Trail

1776 – 1976

 
 
Hitching Post at the End of the Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 10, 2013
1. Hitching Post at the End of the Trail Marker
Marker is embedded in the sidewalk, below the hitching post.
Inscription.
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
Hitching Post image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 10, 2013
2. Hitching Post
The hitching post is embedded into the sidewalk, directly above the marker, and is more easily visible from the street.
marker); 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 240 times since then and 30 times this year. 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.
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