• freight wagons on the Santa Fe Trail

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Amelia White Park

Amelia White Park - Two Way Street Wayside

"A Two Way Street" wayside exhibit

National Trails Intermountain Region

A Two Way Street

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?

A barbed wire fence and windmill are near the Point of Rocks formation on the Santa Fe National Historic Trail in New Mexico

After the Mexican-American War ended in 1848, the United States acquired almost half of Mexico's lands, including New Mexico. Trade and military freighting on the historic Santa Fe Trail boomed, with both firms and individuals obtaining and subcontracting lucrative government contracts.