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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hillsboro in Sierra County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Hillsboro

Historic District

 
 
Hillsboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
1. Hillsboro Marker
Inscription. Hillsboro was founded in the 1870s after gold and silver was discovered in the surrounding Black Range. The town developed into an important mining and ranching center, and served as the Sierra County seat from 1884 to 1939. It was the site of several renowned trails, and is said to have the last operating stage line in the United States. It became an historic district in 1986.
 
Location. 32° 55.233′ N, 107° 34.017′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, New Mexico, in Sierra County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 152 at milepost 49 and State Road 27, on the right when traveling west on State Road 152. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro NM 88042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sadie Orchard (within shouting distance of this marker); Miller Drug Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ebin (Eben) Stanley (approx. mile away); Percha Creek (approx. 2.2 miles away); James McNally (approx. 8.1 miles away); Emory Pass (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Rear of Hillsboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
2. Rear of Hillsboro Marker
Hillsboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
3. Hillsboro Marker
Hillsboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Wyndfire, July 3, 2016
4. Hillsboro Marker
Hillsboro Marker can be seen, with the Sadie Orchard Marker behind it.
Main Street, Hillsboro image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
5. Main Street, Hillsboro
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on , by Wyndfire of Phoenix, Arizona.   5. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 5, 2016.
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