Tags: Santa Fe Trail Association

2019 Santa Fe National Historic Trail Highlights

Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) OUTREACH Events — SFTA held a workshop in New Mexico with NPS staff participation on cooperative topics. SFTA held a symposium in St. Louis, MO, “Gateway to Santa Fe,” with educational speakers and tours to sites related to the history…

Plans underway for Santa Fe Trail’s 200th anniversary

by Joanne VanCoevern, Manager Santa Fe Trail Association  The Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) continues to make plans and preparations to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Santa Fe Trail throughout 2021. In 1821, the Santa Fe Trail was opened as a commercial route between Missouri…

Youth program updates from the Santa Fe Trail Association

by Janet Armstead, Director of the Junior Wagon Master Program, Santa Fe Trail Association The Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) has been developing age-appropriate educational activity booklets for its Junior Wagon Master Program since 2008 and holding Santa Fe Trail Youth Trips, which use these…

Santa Fe NHT: 2018 Highlights

Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) OUTREACH SFTA chapters installed new interpretive wayside exhibits at trail related sites in their areas. Completed signage showing where the Santa Fe NHT crossed current roadways in Osage, Wabaunsee, Lyon, and Morris counties in eastern Kansas. Began work on four…

Santa Fe NHT 2017 Highlights

Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) OUTREACH Social Media — Shared weekly e-blast and social media posts of the 52 ways to discover the trail using the hashtag #discoverSFNHT. Programs — Managed the Junior Wagon Master educational program; assisted NPS on a media tour project and…