Fort Marcy Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico
This is information about Fort Marcy Cemetery in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico.
Fort Marcy was constructed in 1846 at the outset of the Mexican-American War by the U.S. Army following the invasion and capture of the Mexican city of Santa Fe. The Americans built a fort atop this hill to protect the troops in the case of an uprising. The fort provided a clear view of Santa Fe and sent a message to its residents that the city had a new government.
- Fort Marcy Exhibit – National Park Service Brochure
- Fort Marcy – Wikipedia
- Fort Marcy Ruins – National Park Service
Santa Fe from Old Fort Marcy, c. 1884-92
Photo by Dana B. Chase. Courtesy Palace of the Governors
Photo Archives (NMHM/DCA. Neg. #010016)
|Cemetery:||Fort Marcy Cemetery|
|GPS:||N 35.69017 W 105.93079|
|County:||Santa Fe County|
|Directions:||N from Paseo de Peralta on Bishops Lodge Rd (extension of Washington Ave.) to Artist Rd (Hyde Park Rd); E on Artist Rd 2 long blocks to Prince Ave; S and SW on Prince Ave to entrance to parking lot, S side.|