Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe Trail (HM11C9)

Location: Watrous, NM 87753 Mora County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 51.936', W 104° 52.749'

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Opened by William Becknell in 1821, the Santa Fe Trail became the major trade route to Santa Fe from Missouri River towns. The two main branches, the Cimarron Cutoff and the Mountain Branch, joined at Watrous. Travel over the Trail ceased with the coming of the railroad in 1879.
HM NumberHM11C9
Series This marker is part of the Santa Fe Trail series
Placed ByNew Mexico Historic Preservation Division
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 3:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 510910 N 3969048
Decimal Degrees35.86560000, -104.87915000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 51.936', W 104° 52.749'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 51' 56.16" N, 104° 52' 44.94" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 415 Canam Hwy, Watrous NM 87753, US
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