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Isleta Village Proper in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pueblo of Isleta Tuei

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, October 13, 2021
1. Pueblo of Isleta Tuei Marker
Inscription.  This Southern Tiwa Pueblo is said to have derived its name from the frequent flooding of the Rio Grande, which surrounded the village, giving it the appearance of a little island. Isleta was noted for the excellence of its crops and orchards. The western branch of the Camino Real crossed the river north of here.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureRoads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 34° 54.606′ N, 106° 41.514′ W. Marker is in Isleta Village Proper, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker is on New Mexico Route 147 west of Tribal Road 48, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Tribal Rd 48, Isleta NM 87022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pueblo of Isleta (approx. one mile away); Los Padillas (approx. 3.2 miles away); Peralta (approx. 5 miles away); Valencia (approx.
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By Jason Voigt, October 13, 2021
2. Pueblo of Isleta Tuei Marker
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7 miles away); The Luna Mansion (approx. 7½ miles away); Old Armijo School (approx. 10.2 miles away); Graciela Olivárez (approx. 11.4 miles away); Rescue Memorial Park (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
Pueblo of Isleta Tuei Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 13, 2021
3. Pueblo of Isleta Tuei Marker
Marker is on a roadside pullout
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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