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Mesilla in Doa Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Mesilla Plaza

 
 
Mesilla Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
cmh2315fl via Flickr (cropped) (CC BY-NC 2.0), December 27, 2016
1. Mesilla Plaza Marker
Inscription.  
Established in
Mexican Territory, 1850.
U.S. Flag Raised July 4, 1854.
Seat of Confederate Government
in New Mexico, 1861-1862.

Site No. 14

A Registered Cultural Property
State of New Mexico
(Marker Number 14.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1854.
 
Location. 32° 16.447′ N, 106° 47.713′ W. Marker is in Mesilla, New Mexico, in Doa Ana County. Marker is at the intersection of Calle De Parian and Calle De Guadalupe, on the left when traveling east on Calle De Parian. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Cruces NM 88005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plaza de Mesilla (here, next to this marker); All Servicemen and Women (here, next to this marker); Head Quarters, Dept. of New Mexico (here, next to this marker); The Gadsden Purchase Celebration (here, next to this marker); Civil War Battle of Mesilla & Major Lynde's Retreat (a few steps from this marker); Billy the Kid (a
Mesilla Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
cmh2315fl via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0), December 27, 2016
2. Mesilla Plaza Marker
Featured marker is at top left.
Click or scan to see
this page online
few steps from this marker); Butterfield Overland Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); La Mesilla (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesilla.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Mar. 21, 2023