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

Historic Los Luceros

Historic Los Luceros Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
1. Historic Los Luceros Marker
Inscription. Historic Los Luceros includes a Pueblo Indian ruin and an 18th century rancho/hacienda on Sebastián Martin Serrano's 1703 land grant. Evolving out of family inheritance, local artistry and preservation efforts, the complex contains five adobe structures, including Casa Grande, a fine example of 19th century territorial architecture, which has served as Rio Arriba's County Courthouse (1846-1854).
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 36° 6.571′ N, 106° 1.665′ W. Marker is near Alcalde, New Mexico, in Rio Arriba County. Marker is at the intersection of New Mexico Route 68 at milepost 8.7 and Los Luceros (County Route 48), on the right when traveling north on State Route 68. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alcalde NM 87511, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Gabriel (approx. 4.5 miles away); Esther Martinez - P’oe Tsáwäˀ (1912-2006) (approx. 4.5 miles away); Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (approx. 4.5 miles away); Velarde (approx. 5.5 miles away); Rio Grande Gaging Station
<i>back of</i> Historic Los Luceros Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
2. back of Historic Los Luceros Marker
(approx. 5.8 miles away); Dominguez Escalante Trail (approx. 6.7 miles away); Española Valley (approx. 7.4 miles away); Santa Cruz de la Cañada / Santa Cruz Plaza on the Camino Real (approx. 8.3 miles away).
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
Historic Los Luceros Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
3. Historic Los Luceros Marker
View north on NM highway 68.
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 975 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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