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Santa Cruz Plaza – On the Camino Real
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 35° 59.458 W 106° 02.867
13S E 405554 N 3983454
Quick Description: A New Mexico OSHM along the Camino Real.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 10/25/2011 5:58:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMCY9X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
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Marker Text:
In 1695, Governor Diego de Vargas founded Santa Cruz de la Cañada south of the Santa Cruz River. The town was later moved to this site north of the river. The church facing the Plaza dates from the 1730’s. Santa Cruz was an important stop on the Camino Real between Santa Fe and Taos.
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