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

Doņa Ana (1604–1680)

 
 
Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
1. Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker
Inscription. The name of the county Doņa Ana originates from Doņa Ana Robledo, who died near here while fleeing south with other settlers during the 1680 Pueblo Revolt. She was buried below the peak that now bears her surname in the Robledo Mountains, so named in memory of her grandfather who was buried their in 1598.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro marker series.
 
Location. 32° 23.378′ N, 106° 48.58′ W. Marker is in Dona Ana, New Mexico, in Dona Ana County. Marker is on State Road 320 at milepost 2, 0.1 miles west of Interstate 25, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dona Ana NM 88032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doņa Ana (approx. one mile away); Bartlett Garcia (approx. one mile away); Shalam Colony (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pat Garrett Murder Site (approx. 4.7 miles away); America's First Battle of World War II: The Philippines (approx. 5.2 miles away); Heroes of Bataan (approx. 5.2 miles away); Rio Grande (approx. 5.5 miles away); Rio Grande Theatre (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dona Ana.
 
Rear of Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
2. Rear of Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker
New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative The New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative was founded in 2005 by members of the New Mexico Women's Forum in a statewide effort to recognize women's contributions to New Mexico history on the state's Official Scenic Historic Markers. The Initiative ensures that women's diverse histories will be remembered and told, and will inspire and provide a guide for future generations. The 2006 Legislature funded the project.
Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
3. Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker
Legendary Doņa Ana image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
4. Legendary Doņa Ana
 
 
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