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Santa Rosa in Guadalupe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Silver Moon Café

Historical Landmark

— Est. 1959 —

 
 
Silver Moon Café Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 11, 2021
1. Silver Moon Café Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1959, the Silver Moon Café has gained legendary status as a Route 66 landmark eatery. It is world renowned for its signature Mexican dishes and American favorites. The restaurant has been featured in a number of print and TV news stories. It has also served dozens of movie, television, music and sports celebrities. The Silver Moon Café is a local favorite, as well as a must-stop for thousands of travelers who consider their trip complete only after their meal at this historical restaurant.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1959.
 
Location. 34° 56.925′ N, 104° 38.715′ W. Marker is in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, in Guadalupe County. Marker is on U.S. Route 66 (Business Interstate 40) west of Will Rogers Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2545 US Rte 66, Santa Rosa NM 88435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Santa Rosa (approx. ¼ mile away); Jesus M. Casaus House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Santa Rosa Lake State Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Santa Rosa (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Santa Rosa (approx. 3.2 miles away); Puerto de Luna (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Silver Moon Café Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 11, 2021
2. Silver Moon Café Marker
Marker is mounted by the entrance
Silver Moon Café Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 11, 2021
3. Silver Moon Café Marker
View of the cafe looking west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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