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Near Laguna in Cibola County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pueblo of Laguna

 
 
Pueblo of Laguna Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2010
1. Pueblo of Laguna Marker
Inscription. Keresan speaking refugees from Santo Domingo, Acoma, Cochiti, and other pueblos founded Laguna after the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 and the Spanish reconquest of 1692. Named by the Spaniards for a marshy lake to the west, the pueblo still occupies its original hilltop site today.
 
Location. 35° 1.842′ N, 107° 22.95′ W. Marker is near Laguna, New Mexico, in Cibola County. Marker is on Interstate 40 at milepost 113.5, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in the east bound rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Laguna NM 87026, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Pueblo of Laguna (within shouting distance of this marker); San José De La Laguna Mission (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Susie Rayos Marmon - Ga-wa goo maa (Early Riser) (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named San José De La Laguna Mission (about 400 feet away); The Battle of Khe Sanh Vietnam, 1968 (approx. 7.5 miles away); a different marker also named Pueblo of Laguna (approx. 10.2 miles away); Pueblo of Ácoma (approx. 10.2 miles away); Old Acoma "Sky City" (approx. 10.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Laguna.
 
Rear of Pueblo of Laguna Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2010
2. Rear of Pueblo of Laguna Marker
Pueblo of Laguna Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2010
3. Pueblo of Laguna Marker
Pueblo of Laguna image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2010
4. Pueblo of Laguna
Pueblo of Laguna image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, March 16, 2009
5. Pueblo of Laguna
Wide angle view showing Laguna Pueblo in context of nearby mesa and mountains.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   5. submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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