Colorado Experience

Women of the Santa Fe Trail

Season 9 Episode 905 | 26m 40s

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The Santa Fe Trail was a major international trade route in the 1800s. Spanning about 800 miles from Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe, it was a convergence of Native American, settler and Mexican cultures – pivotal in US history. See how this early commercial “highway” changed the lives of the astonishing women who set foot on it. And how these foremothers helped shape the West.

Aired: 11/09/22 | Rating: NR

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