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.)
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. Touch for map. It is at 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 within walking distance of this marker. 1776 (here, next to this marker); 1821 (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); 1680 (a few steps from this marker); 1862 (a few steps from this marker); 1712 1610 (a few steps from 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 . . . 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 the pueblos sided with the colonists, but most opposed them. When the capital had been taken, don Diego ordered some 70 of the Pueblo men killed. (Submitted on August 14, 2014.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.