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Alamagordo in Otero County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

 
 
New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 25, 2011
1. New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Marker
Inscription. The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired was founded on granted land in 1903 by the new territorial governor. The teacher and later regent was the blind daughter of lawman Pat Garrett, Elizabeth Garrett, who solicited the support of Helen Keller for the school's expansion. Ms. Garret also wrote the state song, O, Fair New Mexico.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Location. 32° 54.814′ N, 105° 57.629′ W. Marker is in Alamagordo, New Mexico, in Otero County. Marker is on North Whitesands Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2032 North Whitesands Boulevard, Alamogordo NM 88310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Commission for the Blind Orientation Center (approx. 1.3 miles away); La Luz (approx. 4.4 miles away); Tularosa (approx. 10.5 miles away); Dog Canyon (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
<i>Back of</i> New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 25, 2011
2. Back of New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Marker
Points of Interest
New Mexico's Historic Markers typically have a map on the back side showing the location of other OSHM's. This is an excellent source of information when exploring for other Historical Markers and locations.
New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 25, 2011
3. New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Marker
New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 25, 2011
4. New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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