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The old Santa Fé trail the story of a great highway by Henry Inman

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Published by Crane & company in Topeka .
Written in English



  • Santa Fe National Historic Trail.,
  • New Mexico,
  • West (U.S.)


  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • Santa Fe National Historic Trail.,
  • New Mexico -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Colonel Henry Inman ...
ContributionsRemington, Frederic, 1861-1909, illus.
LC ClassificationsF786 .I58
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi p., 1 l., 493 p.
Number of Pages493
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6942642M
LC Control Number04017797

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The eventual decline of Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Trail becomes clear in the descriptions of the American military takeover of Santa Fe, the treaty of Guadalupe-Hildago, and the shift of transportation from wagon trains to the transcontinental by: 6. The Old Santa Fe Trail by Colonel Henry Inman (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Format: Paperback. as trail hands hitched their oxen to freight wagons carrying cargo between western Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Follow the Santa Fe National Historic Trail through five states and you'll find adventure and evidence of past travelers who made this remarkable trip before you! The Santa Fe Trail Lives On! Plans are being made to commemorate the th anniversary of opening of the Santa Fe Trail to trade. In , on J William Becknell published a notice in the Missouri Intelligencer newspapersoliciting participants for a trip “to the westward for the purpose of trading for Horses & Mules, and catching Wild Animals of every description, that we may think.

In a railroad reached Santa Fe, and the use of the Santa Fe Trail declined. Other trails that were connected to the Santa Fe Trail included the Old Spanish Trail, which linked Santa Fe to Los Angeles, and the El Camino Real, which connected Santa Fe to Mexico City. Today, part of the route has been designated as a National Scenic Byway. Old portions of the Santa Fe Trail were rediscovered and used as the railheads marched west. At Grenada, Colorado, the road to Fort Union and its big supply depot headed southwest. Otero, Sellar, and Company, and Chick, Browne, and Manzanares were the big forwarding and commission houses and dominated the ending period of the trail. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Henry Inman (Inman, Henry, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Inman, Henry, The Great Salt Lake Trail, also by Buffalo Bill (Gutenberg text) Inman, Henry, The Old Santa Fe Trail: The Story of a Great Highway, contrib. by Buffalo Bill (Gutenberg text) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest. Santa Fe County, New Mexico Genealogy and History The Old Santa Fe Trail The Story of a Great Highway. By COLONEL HENRY INMAN pub. Preface. Contents. INTRODUCTION. The First Europeans who traversed the Great Highway--Alvar Nunez Cabeca de Vaca--Hernando de Soto, and Francisco Vasquez de Coronado--Spanish Expedition from Santa Fe eastwardly--Escape of the Sole .

Facts about the Santa Fe Trail History for kids. Santa Fe Trail History Fact 1: The route was pioneered in by a trader called William Becknell (–).Because the road began in Santa Fe, it was called the Santa Fe Trail. Santa Fe Trail History Fact 2: William Becknell was the first American trader to do business in Santa Fe following the departure of the Spanish. The Santa Fe Trail (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, ) A general survey history of the subject Col. Henry Inman The Old Santa Fe Trail (Topeka: Crane & Co., ;and a new paperback edition) Also a survey, livelier than Duffus but not as reliable Stanley Vestal The Old Santa Fe Trail (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ). Santa Fe Trail Worksheets. This bundle contains 11 ready-to-use Santa Fe Trail Worksheets that are perfect for students who want to learn more about the Santa Fe Trail which was a commercial route connecting Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico from to The Santa Fe Trail is a brief but very informative history of the Santa Fe Trail. It was very entertaining and used great language for children. Within the flow of the story, the author impressively gave short explanations of things along the way to make it a more understandable read for children/5.