Project Updates - Protection, Development, and Promotion of the Trail
Fall 2014: Expanded tools to follow the trail, a new look for NTIR, and certification, national register, and volunteer news.
Spring 2013 - Retracement trail opens, sign and exhibit unveilings, youth program update, and YouTube site uploads.
Fall 2012 - Updates on National Register nominations, sign plans, exhibits, and workshops.
Spring 2012: Updates include new exhibits with the Kaw Nation of Oklahoma, National Register nominations, planning for the visitor experience at Bent's New Fort, and new activities for children and families.
Fall 2011 - Exhibit unveilings, Rediscovery Survey, Signs, Connect Trails to Parks, Highlights, and More!
Spring 2011: Exhibit Updates, New Faces and Places, Sign Plan Released, Workshops, and Connect Trails to Parks.
Fall 2010 - In this issue: New Faces & Places, Completed Exhibit & Sign Projects, In-the-Works Projects, New Certified Partners, Raising Awareness.
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.