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In 2021 the New Mexico State Library is joining with many across the country in celebrating the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Santa Fe Trail.
Federal Highway Administration / Public domain
Whether you want to read a traveler's accounts or map out your own journey along the historic trail, the New Mexico State Library has a book for you. So much has been written about The Santa Fe Trail, this research guide is an entry point, not a complete list. Let us know if you need help locating a resource or any questions about the Santa Fe Trail. We would love to help.
National Park Service Historic Trails Website
Amy Schaefer, Southwest Librarian
Santa Fe Trail Association