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Marcos de Niza Memorial (access required)

Fray Marcos de Niza’s explorations led directly to the expedition of Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, who laid claim to the entire Southwest in the name of the Spanish crown and who was the forerunner of European settlement of Arizona. Spain settled the New World in the name of the three Gs – Gold, God and Glory. ...

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