Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Artesia in Eddy County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Artesia

Population 10,385 – Elevation 3,350

 
 
Artesia Replacement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, May 25, 2018
1. Artesia Replacement Marker
Inscription.  Artesia, named for the area's many artesian wells, lies on the route of the Pecos Valley cattle trails used by Charles Goodnight, Oliver Loving, and John S. Chisum. The town, established in 1903, is located in what was once part of Chisum's vast cattle empire.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historical Preservation Division. (Marker Number 394.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 32° 53.596′ N, 104° 24.996′ W. Marker is in Artesia, New Mexico, in Eddy County. Marker is on Roswell Highway (U.S. 285), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Artesia NM 88210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Sallie Chisum Robert House (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Acord-Wheatley House (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Illinois #3 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Van Stratton Welch (approx. 3.6 miles away); Martin Yates, Jr. (approx. 3.6 miles away); John R. Gray
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. 3.6 miles away); Mary Emmons Yates (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mack C. Chase (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Artesia.
 
Original Artesia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
2. Original Artesia Marker
<i>rear of:</i> Artesia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
3. rear of: Artesia Marker
Artesia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
4. Artesia Marker
Artesia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, May 25, 2018
5. Artesia Marker
The tree next to the marker has grown out to the extent that it almost obscures the view of the marker from the road.
Artesia, New Mexico image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
6. Artesia, New Mexico
View east on Main Street from 1st Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,150 times since then and 114 times this year. Last updated on July 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on July 9, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.   2, 3, 4. submitted on November 27, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   5. submitted on July 9, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.   6. submitted on November 27, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=119811

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Jul. 21, 2024