Following the Santa Fe Trail

Following the Santa Fe Trail

A Guide for Modern Travelers

Book - 2001
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Historic pioneer trails serve as some of the most fascinating links to our nation's past and retracing them can be an exhilarating and educational experience. Following the Santa Fe Trail is aimed at assisting modern travelers to enlarge their understanding of the trail and increase the enjoyment that comes from following in the wagon tracks of pioneers. Originating in Franklin, Missouri, the Santa Fe Trail was the first and most exotic of America's great trans-Mississippi pathways to the west. Although the era of the trail ceased, its glory-days are still part of the collective imagination of America. Complete with directions, maps, anecdotes, and historical information, Following the Santa Fe Trail takes the traveler on an authentic historic journey. Modern paved highways now parallel much of the old wagon route and with this guide a modern adventurer can retrace large sections of the trail. Since Following the Santa Fe Trail first appeared in 1984, the trail was designated a National Historic Trail under the National Park Service and public interest has mushroomed. This completely revised third edition now updates all directions and clarifies the changes that have taken place in the last 15 years.
Publisher: Santa Fe, N.M. : Ancient City Press, c2001.
Edition: 3rd ed., rev. and expanded.
ISBN: 9781580960113
1580960111
Characteristics: xi, 236 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Jackson, Hal (Hal E.)

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