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

Espejo's Trail

 
 
Espejo's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
1. Espejo's Trail Marker
Inscription. Don Antonio de Espejo, leader of the third expedition to explore New Mexico, passed near here on his return to Mexico City in 1583. After learning of the martyrdom of two Franciscan friars from an earlier expedition, he explored the Pueblo country and then followed the Pecos River Valley south.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antonio de Espejo Entrada of 1582-1583 marker series.
 
Location. 32° 13.831′ N, 104° 4.546′ W. Marker is near Loving, New Mexico, in Eddy County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 285 and County Road 719, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 285. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Loving NM 88256, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Loving's Bend (approx. 4.7 miles away); Goodnight-Loving Trail (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
<i>Back of </i>Espejo's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
2. Back of Espejo's Trail 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.
Espejo's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
3. Espejo's Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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