Near Hanover in Grant County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Ladies Auxiliary of Local 890
Mine Mill & Smelter
— (1951-1952) —
(back of marker):
The "striking" women persevered despite life threatening situations, violence, incarceration and tension at home. Their determination made national news and resulted in the popular documentary film, Salt of the Earth. These courageous women not only survived in solidarity until the strike ended, but they commanded recognition as well as respect.
Location. 32° 48.167′ N, 108° 7.283′ W. Marker is near Hanover, New Mexico, in Grant County. Marker is on State Road 152 at milepost 2.3, 2.3 miles east of U.S. 180, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover NM 88041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kneeling Nun (a few steps from this marker); Fort Bayard Santa Rita Copper Mines (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fort Bayard - 1866-1900 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mine (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bayard (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Bayard (approx. 4.3 miles away); Pinos Altos (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
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