Roswell in Chaves County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Walker Air Force Base
Erected 2015 by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division. (Marker Number 741.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, Cold • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1941.
Location. 33° 19.838′ N, 104° 30.415′ W. Marker is in Roswell, New Mexico, in Chaves County. Marker is at the intersection of Relief Route and South Main Street (U.S. 285), on the right when traveling east on Relief Route. Marker is located at a pull-out on the south side of the road, west Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roswell NM 88203, 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. Roswell (approx. 1.7 miles away); New Mexico Navy Veterans Monument (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Roswell (approx. 4.7 miles away); Roswell’s First General Store and Post Office (approx. 4.7 miles away); Patrick Floyd Jarvis Garrett (approx. 4.7 miles away); Chaves County Court House (approx. 4.7 miles away); Justice in the Wild West (approx. 4.7 miles away); Chaves County Veterans War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on July 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.