Mentmore in McKinley County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Official Scenic Historic Marker
This area contained many Indian pueblos dating from about A.D. 500 to 1325, when it was abandoned. Navajos settled here by 1800. This was the home of Manuelito, one of the last of the chiefs to surrender for confinement at the Bosque Redondo Reservation near Fort Sumner. The Navajos returned here in 1868.
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian.
Location. 35° 23.833′ N, 109° 0.276′ W. Marker is in Mentmore, New Mexico, in McKinley County. Marker is on Lupton Road (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling east. The marker is on the grounds of the Manuelito Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 619 Lupton Road, Mentmore NM 87319, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Max Ortega (approx. 4.3 miles away in Arizona); One Days Ride to Zuni (approx. 4.3 miles away in Arizona).
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