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Near Nara Visa in Quay County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Townsite of Obar

 
 
Townsite of Obar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 5, 2014
1. Townsite of Obar Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1906 and at one time had a couple dozen buildings with all types of business found in early western towns including a newspaper called Obar Progress.

A partial list of the several hundred pioneer families who homesteaded in the Obar area during the early 1900's

G. Beblin I. Besick W. Campbell E. Carver T. Collins B. Cooper G. Cunningham W. Darsey E. Dibble S. Doerge A. Derham C. Eddy D. Gallegoe G. Garrison O. Gekaser S. Hacksbott K. Hawby C. Heremberger R. Hoard I. Kelly W. Johnson K. Klinefelter C. Link M. McColpin F. Mears C. Melcom G. Peal A. Rineheart W. Schneider D. Waserman J. Wilbure W. White
 
Location. 35° 32.03′ N, 103° 12.17′ W. Marker is near Nara Visa, New Mexico, in Quay County. Marker is on U.S. 54 at milepost 343, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nara Visa NM 88430, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nara Visa (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Townsite of Obar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 5, 2014
2. Townsite of Obar Marker
Townsite of Obar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 5, 2014
3. Townsite of Obar Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 5 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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