Las Cruces in Doña Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Pat Garrett Murder Site
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1579.
Location. 32° 22.776′ N, 106° 43.789′ W. Marker is in Las Cruces, New Mexico, in Doña Ana County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 70 at milepost 153.6 and South Jornada Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 70. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Cruces NM 88011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. America's First Battle of World War II: The Philippines (approx. 3.3 miles away); Heroes of Bataan (approx. 3.3 miles away); Doña Ana (1604–1680) (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Branigan Building (approx. 5½ miles away); Bartlett Garcia Doña Ana (approx. 5.6 miles away); Rio Grande Theatre (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Historic Green Bridge (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Cruces.
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1. Location of the Murder Site
Pat Garrett was not killed where the markers are on the highway. Instead he was killed further into the desert, 1.2 miles SE (32.36619, -106.71720)
— Submitted May 3, 2020, by Heinz Landeck of El Paso, Texas.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 4,422 times since then and 819 times this year. Last updated on May 3, 2020, by Heinz Landeck of El Paso, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 3, 4. submitted on May 3, 2020, by Heinz Landeck of El Paso, Texas. 5. submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.