Santa Fe is the capital of the State of New Mexico and is the fourth-largest city in the state and the seat of Santa Fe County. This area was occupied for at least several thousand years by indigenous peoples who built villages several hundred years ago, on the current site of the city. The city of Santa Fe, founded by Spanish colonists in 1610, is the oldest state capital in the United States. Santa Fe (meaning "holy faith" in Spanish). Most tourist activity takes place in the historic downtown, especially on and around the Plaza, a one-block square adjacent to the Palace of the Governors, the original seat of New Mexico's territorial government since the time of Spanish colonization. Other areas include "Museum Hill", the site of the major art museums of the city as well as the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, which takes place each year during the second full weekend of July. The Canyon Road arts area with its galleries is also a major attraction for locals and visitors alike.
Bernie's Colorado Journeys; wanders to Santa Fe, New Mexico and finds a local subject matter expert (part 2)
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Published: 4/15/2019 150 Views 0 Comments