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

Waldrop Park

 
 
Waldrop Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
1. Waldrop Park Marker
Inscription. This site is named for Victor H. Waldrop and stewardship for is shared by the New Mexico Department of Transportation and local bird enthusiasts. Wind blown-sand deposited at the base of Mescalero Ridge forms a 60 mile expanse of open dunes and stabilized hummocks. This park has become popular with bird watchers. The scissortailed flycatcher and other species can be found throughout the dunes.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Location. 33° 25.054′ N, 103° 48.894′ W. Marker is near Roswell, New Mexico, in Chaves County. Marker is on U.S. 380 at milepost 196, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in roadside park. Marker is in this post office area: Roswell NM 88201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Llano Estacado (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Scissor Tailed Flycatcher - Cornell Lab. (Submitted on May 8, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. AnimalsEnvironmentNotable Places
 
<i>Back of </i> Waldrop Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
2. Back of Waldrop Park 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.
Waldrop Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
3. Waldrop Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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