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Mesilla in Dona Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Doņa Ana County Courthouse and Jail

 
 
Dona Ana County Courthouse and Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 12, 2008
1. Dona Ana County Courthouse and Jail Marker
Inscription.
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
1850

 
Erected by U. S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 32° 16.452′ N, 106° 47.7′ W. Marker was in Mesilla, New Mexico, in Dona Ana County. Marker was at the intersection of Calle de Parian and Calle de Guadalupe, on the left when traveling east on Calle de Parian. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Mesilla NM 88046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Civil War Battle of Mesilla & Major Lynde's Retreat (here, next to this marker); The Gadsden Purchase Celebration (within shouting distance of this marker); Head Quarters, Dept. of New Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); All Servicemen and Women (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de Mesilla (within shouting distance of this marker); Butterfield Overland Trail (within shouting distance of this marker);
The gift shop - marker on door. image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 12, 2008
2. The gift shop - marker on door.
La Mesilla (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named La Mesilla (approx. ž mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Mesilla.
 
More about this marker. Marker was on the door of the gift shop. Billy the Kid was jailed here but escaped.
 
Additional keywords. Billy the Kid
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
The street corner. image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 12, 2008
3. The street corner.
Doņa Ana County Courthouse and Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, June 21, 2008
4. Doņa Ana County Courthouse and Jail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,882 times since then and 107 times this year. Last updated on , by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.   4. submitted on , by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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