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Estancia in Torrance County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Estancia

Salt Mission Trail

 

—Longest Mainstreet In America —

 
Salt Missions Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maribeth Robison, May 1, 2014
1. Salt Missions Trail Marker
Inscription. Estancia, "resting place", has been on the map since 1776. Known for its spring fed pond, now its city park. It become the county seat in 1905 and was the scene of the last hanging in New Mexico in 1922.
 
Location. 34° 45.433′ N, 106° 3.693′ W. Marker is in Estancia, New Mexico, in Torrance County. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Avenue and 9th Street on Highland Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Estancia NM 87016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Estancia (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Estancia (approx. 0.9 miles away); Laguna Del Perro (approx. 13.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Salt Missions Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maribeth Robison, May 1, 2014
2. Salt Missions Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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