Near Hanover in Grant County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Location. 32° 48.177′ N, 108° 7.276′ W. Marker is near Hanover, New Mexico, in Grant County. Marker is on Scenic State Highway 152 at milepost 2.3, 2.3 miles east of U.S. 180, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover NM 88041, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ladies Auxiliary of Local 890 (a few steps from this marker); Fort Bayard (approx. 2.1 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mines (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fort Bayard - 1866-1900 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Bayard (approx. 3.2 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mine (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Bayard (approx. 4.3 miles away); Pinos Altos (approx. 7.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hanover.
Regarding Kneeling Nun. The marker references a stone monolith near a mountain peak which is also named Kneeling Nun Peak. The monolith itself is located at
Also see . . . “The Kneeling Nun”. Perhaps no story is so dear to the people of Grant County as the legend of the Kneeling Nun (Submitted on August 25, 2010.)
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