Capitan in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Smokey Bear Historical Park
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division. (Marker Number 480.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
Location. 33° 32.738′ N, 105° 34.408′ W. Marker is in Capitan, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Smokey Bear Boulevard (U.S. 380 at milepost 85), on the left when traveling east. Marker is near the entrance to the Smokey the Bear Gift Shop. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 Smokey Bear Boulevard, Capitan NM 88316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smokey Bear (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capitán (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Capitán Capitán (approx. 1.6 miles away); Japanese Segregation Camp No. 1 (approx. 4.2 miles away); CCC Camp/German Internment Camp (approx. 4.4 miles away); Chapel (approx. 4.4 miles away); Officer's Quarters (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitan.
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