Route 66 in New Mexico
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For all of the human suffering found along the Historic Route 66 the Mother Road was a silver lining for the state of New Mexico. The historic route actually passed right through the heart of downtown Santa Fe. Route 66 began in Chicago and ended in Santa Monica, California. The original Route 66 connected with the Old Santa Fe and Pecos Trial that led right into the Santa Fe plaza. It was on this road that people experienced the food, language, music, art, and architecture of Santa Fe as they traveled west. Today, a historic marker indicating the route’s location be found at the corner Water Street, one block off the Santa Fe plaza.
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