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?
Missourian William Becknell was successfull in reaching Santa Fe for trade after the Mexican Revolution of 1821. Prior to that time, Spain had vigorously protected the borders of its New Mexico colony. Becknell is considered the "father" of the historic Santa Fe Trail.