Fort Marcy was constructed in 1846 following the US invasion of Mexico. It was built atop a hill overlooking Santa Fe.
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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.