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?
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.