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Arrival of the Caravan at Santa Fe

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Date: Between 1844 and 1845

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: HE.56 WAG.COV *12

Unit ID: 677

Summary: This illustration from Josiah Gregg?s Commerce on the Prairies depicts a caravan of Americans arriving in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Santa Fe Trail, opened in 1821 by William Bucknell, served as a freight route and passed through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico.

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Title (Main title): Arrival of the Caravan at Santa Fe


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