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Near Taos in Taos County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Taos Canyon

 
 
Taos Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
1. Taos Canyon Marker
Inscription. In 1692, after having been driven from New Mexico by the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, the Spanish began to re-establish their rule. In one of the last battles of the reconquest, in September 1696, Governor Diego de Vargas defeated the Indians of Taos Pueblos at nearby Taos Canyon.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Location. 36° 22.926′ N, 105° 31.411′ W. Marker is near Taos, New Mexico, in Taos County. Marker is on U.S. 64 at milepost 258.3, 1.3 miles east of Paseo Del Canon East (State Road 585), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taos NM 87571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Taos (approx. 3.3 miles away); Historic Taos (approx. 3.3 miles away); Don Fernando de Taos (approx. 3.3 miles away); Historic Taos Plaza (approx. 3.3 miles away); Padre Antonio José Martínez (approx. 3.3 miles away); Don Fernando de Taos Plaza (approx. 3.3 miles away); Ledoux Street (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Taos (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Taos.
 
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<i>back of</i> Taos Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
2. back of Taos Canyon Marker
Taos Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
3. Taos Canyon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 40 times this year. 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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