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Dulce in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Jicarilla Apache (Tribe)

Official Scenic Historic Marker

 
 
Jicarilla Apache (Tribe) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 1, 1992
1. Jicarilla Apache (Tribe) Marker
Inscription.  The Jicarilla Apaches, primarily a hunting and gathering group, once occupied vast portions of northeastern New Mexico and southern Colorado. Pressure from Comanche Indians and European settlers eventually pushed them from their homeland. In 1887, the Jicarillas were given a permanent reservation in north central New Mexico, near Dulce. (See other side)
 
Erected by New Mexico Department of Transportation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 36° 56.074′ N, 106° 58.84′ W. Marker is in Dulce, New Mexico, in Rio Arriba County. Marker is on U.S. 64. The marker is between mile marker 136 and 137 on US 64 east of Dulce NM. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dulce NM 87528, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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Scenery along US 64 near Dulce NM image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 1, 1992
2. Scenery along US 64 near Dulce NM
Scenery along US 64 near Dulce NM image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 1, 1992
3. Scenery along US 64 near Dulce NM
Scenery along US 64 near Dulce NM image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 1, 1992
4. Scenery along US 64 near Dulce NM
Scenery along US 64 near Dulce NM image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 1, 1992
5. Scenery along US 64 near Dulce NM
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 26, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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