Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
375th Anniversary of Santa Fe
A Gift to Visitors
—Commemorative Walkway Park —
The Commemorative Walkway Park, constructed in 1986, provides a historical walk through Santa Fe from 500 A.D. to the present. It offers a unique and panoramic view of the city and commemorates those people and historical events which helped form Santa Fe’s long and colorful history. Many of the city’s landmarks can be identified from the walkway. Twenty markers, in chronological sequence, briefly summarize some of the major events in Santa Fe’s history.
Erected 1986 by Ms. & Mrs. Robert L. Berardinelli, Sr., and Mr. & Mrs. Rick A. Berardinelli. Campbell Okuma Perkins, Assoc.– Landscape Architect; Saunders Constructions, Inc., – Contractor.
Location. 35° 41.354′ N, 105° 56.026′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker is at the intersection of Paseo De Peralta and the Entrance to Hillside Park, on the left when traveling east on Paseo De Peralta. Touch for map. Between Otero and East Marcy Street at the entrance to Hillside Park. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Fe NM 87501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are 1598 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1540 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1610 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1680 (within shouting distance of this marker); 500 A.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); 1848 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1821 (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); 1692 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Fe.
Regarding 375th Anniversary of Santa Fe. The gift to visitors is this Commemorative Walkway, a series of switchback ramps and stairs that climb the hill to Fort Marcy. At the top of the walkway is the Cross of the Martyrs Monument. A further walkway leads to Historic Fort Marcy at Prince Park.
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 map all markers on the walkway.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 62 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week August 31, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 5. submitted on August 14, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 6. submitted on August 16, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.