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End Of The Santa Fe Trail Marker

End Of The Santa Fe Trail Marker New Mexico
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Stock #: 100976
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Santa Fe
State: New Mexico (NM)
County: Santa Fe
Publisher: Southwest Arts & Crafts
Postmark: 1935 Jul-24
PM City: Santa Fe
PM State: NM
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
End of the Santa Fee Trail Monument, erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution to mark the end of the trail, beginning at Westport (now Kansas City). Mo., which was the only highway connecting the Southwest with the east, from the first decades of the 19th Century until the 80's. Travel was by coach or prairie schooner, and highway robberies and Indian attacks were frequent occurrences.

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