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Rio Rancho in Sandoval County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Spanish Entrada Site

 
 
Spanish Entrada Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
1. Spanish Entrada Site Marker
Inscription. Among the many prehistoric and historic sites located nearby is a camp where Francisco Vasquez de Coronado’s troops may have spent the winter of 1540-41. Coronado also visited the ancient pueblo of Kuaua located to the north. Kuaua’s ruins are preserved and interpreted at the Coronado State Monument near Bernalillo.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Location. 35° 18.226′ N, 106° 35.253′ W. Marker is in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, in Sandoval County. Marker is on Rio Rancho Drive (State Road 528 at milepost 13), 0.2 miles south of Idalia Road NE, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rio Rancho NM 87144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bernalillo (approx. 2 miles away); Dulcelina Salce Curtis (1904-1995) (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bernalillo (approx. 2.9 miles away); Tiguex Province (approx. 3.1 miles away); Women Veterans of New Mexico (approx. 3.4 miles away); Iglesia de San Ysidro (approx. 5.1 miles away); Corrales (approx. 6.1 miles away); Las Placitas (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rio Rancho.
 
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<i>Rear of</i> Spanish Entrada Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
2. Rear of Spanish Entrada Site Marker
Spanish Entrada Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
3. Spanish Entrada Site Marker
 
 
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