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El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Chamizal National Memorial

 
 
Chamizal National Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 4, 2010
1. Chamizal National Memorial Marker
Inscription.  This site commemorates the peaceful settlement of the Chamizal controversy, 1866 – 1963, and honors the men of goodwill, in the United States and Mexico, who made it possible.

Este sitio conmemora la resolucion amistosa de la disputa del Chamizal, 1866-1963, y honra a los hombres de buena fe de Mexico y los Estados Unidos quienes lo hicieron posible.

To commemorate
The
Bicentennial of the Constitution
Of the
United States of America
1787 – 1987

 
Erected 1987 by Rebecca Stoddert Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution El Paso, Texas.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 31° 46.066′ N, 106° 27.239′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker can be reached from South San Marcial Street. Marker is just to the left of the entrance to the Chamizal National Memorial Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 South San Marcial Street, El Paso TX 79905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen Tyng Mather (here, next to this marker); Estela Portillo Trambley
Chamizal National Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 4, 2010
2. Chamizal National Memorial Marker
The nearby marker for "Stephen Tyng Mather" is seen on the left.
(a few steps from this marker); Defining A Border (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Guardian Angel Church (approx. half a mile away); Site of Camp Concordia and Fort Bliss (approx. ¾ mile away); Henry C. Trost (approx. 0.8 miles away); Urbici Soler (approx. 0.8 miles away); Victoriano Huerta (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
 
Additional keywords. International Boundaries
 
Chamizal National Memorial Visitors Center image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 4, 2010
3. Chamizal National Memorial Visitors Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 713 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on June 5, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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