Amelia White Park
National Trails Intermountain Region
This exhibit is located in Amelia White Park in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It focuses on the two-way nature of the Santa Fe Trail, and highlights the contributions of Hispanic traders to this international highway of commerce.
NPS - January 2010
Did You Know?
Opened in 1821, the Santa Fe Trail became the lifeline for protection and communication between Missouri and Santa Fe. Military forts opened along the route to protect trail travel and trade, and freighting and merchant operations boomed.