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Old Spanish National Historic Trail

Added by yongli on 06/12/2015 - 15:58, last changed on 11/20/2019 - 13:15

Old Spanish Trail Map

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The Old Spanish Trail was designated a national historic trail by an act of Congress in 2002. From 1829 to 1848, the major trade route extended 2,700 miles between Santa Fé de Nuevo Mexico (Santa Fe, New Mexico), and Alta California (Los Angeles, California). Mexico’s independence from Spain in...

Saguache County

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 14:08, last changed on 11/19/2019 - 11:34
Known as the northern gateway to the San Luis Valley , Saguache County covers 3,168 miles between the Sangre de Cristo and San Juan Mountain ranges in southern Colorado. The word Saguache , pronounced “Sa-watch,” is derived from the Ute language and means “blue-green Earth”—a reference to the...
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