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

Doņa Ana County Courthouse and Jail

 
 
Dona Ana County Courthouse and Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, February 12, 2008
1. Dona Ana County Courthouse and Jail Marker
Inscription.  
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
1850

 
Erected by U. S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 32° 16.452′ N, 106° 47.7′ W. Marker was in Mesilla, New Mexico, in Doņa Ana County. Marker was 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 was in this post office area: Mesilla NM 88046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Billy the Kid (here, next to this marker); Civil War Battle of Mesilla & Major Lynde's Retreat (here, next to this marker); Mesilla Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Plaza de Mesilla (within shouting distance of this marker);
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All Servicemen and Women (within shouting distance of this marker); Head Quarters, Dept. of New Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gadsden Purchase Celebration (within shouting distance of this marker); Butterfield Overland Trail (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesilla.
 
More about this marker. Marker was on the door of the gift shop. Billy the Kid was jailed here but escaped.
 
Additional keywords. Billy the Kid
 
The gift shop - marker on door. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, February 12, 2008
2. The gift shop - marker on door.
The street corner. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, February 12, 2008
3. The street corner.
Doņa Ana County Courthouse and Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, June 21, 2008
4. Doņa Ana County Courthouse and Jail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,392 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on January 27, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.   4. submitted on January 27, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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