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Published by Sunstone Press in Santa Fe, N.M .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Old Spanish Trail,
  • Southwest, New,
  • Southwest, New.
    • Subjects:
    • Pioneers -- Southwest, New -- Biography.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Southwest, New.,
    • Old Spanish Trail -- History.,
    • Southwest, New -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-368) and index.

      StatementRon Kessler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF786 .K43 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination384 p. :
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL701917M
      ISBN 100865342709
      LC Control Number97050404
      OCLC/WorldCa38061671

      The first person to follow the entire route of the Oregon Trail was Robert Stuart of Astoria in He did so in reverse, traveling west to east, and in the process discovered the South Pass, so named because it was south of the pass Lewis and Clark followed over the Continental Divide.


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It was historically used by curious and brave, enterprising. The Old Spanish Trail (Spanish: Viejo Sendero Español) is a historical trade route that connected the northern New Mexico settlements of (or near) Santa Fe, New Mexico with those of Los Angeles, California and southern California.

Approximately mi (1, km) long, the trail ran through areas of high mountains, arid deserts, and deep canyons.

It is considered one of the most arduous of all Location: New Mexico, Colorado, Utah. North Branch of the Old Spanish Trail. In his book about life in the West, John C. Van Tramp cites a letter he received from trapper, Antoine Leroux. Leroux identifies the North Branch as an alternate route to California from Taos.

Its greatest attraction to the trail travelers was the Cochetopa. These trails collectively formed a route that became known as the North Branch of the Old Spanish Trail.

In his book about life in the West, John C. Van Tramp cites a letter he received from trapper, Antoine Leroux. Leroux identifies the North Branch as an alternate route to California from Taos.

Its greatest attraction to the trail. The Old Spanish Trail witnessed a brief but furious heyday between and as a trade route linking Santa Fe, New Mexico and Los Angeles, California. The Trail left Santa Fe and split into two routes.

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As traffic increased, the trail evolved to include new branches, bypasses and intersections to meet the purposes of its travelers. From Independence, the Santa Fe Trail, which lasted from the time of William Becknell’s trade expedition in to the coming of the railroad in the ’s, extended roughly miles by the Mountain Branch.

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Approximately 1, mi (1, km) long, it is considered one of the most arduous of all trade routes ever established in the United States. The plaza is in the middle of Santa Fe and was the traditional end of the Santa Fe Trail for westbound travelers.

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