Zia Pueblo in Sandoval County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Vasquez de Coronado's Route
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division and Department of Highways.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1541.
Location. 35° 30.902′ N, 106° 45.914′ W. Marker is in Zia Pueblo, New Mexico, in Sandoval County. Marker is on U.S. 550, 1.6 miles west of Zia Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. The U.S. 550 Jemez Mountain Trail can be seen ahead, rising to the Colorado Plateau. This marker is in the flat, just before the highway begins its climb. The new sign is mounted in an old marker frame. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pueblo of Zía (approx. 2˝ miles away); Trinidad Gachupin Medina (ca. 1883-1964) (approx. 2˝ miles away); Colorado Plateau (approx. 3˝ miles away); Pueblo of Jémez (approx. 9.2 miles away); Evelyn M. Vigil, Phan-Un-Pha-Kee (Young Doe) 1921–1995 (approx. 9.2 miles away); Pueblo of Santa Ana (approx. 9.9 miles away); Bernalillo (approx. 15.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The new sign is mounted in an old marker frame.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .
1. New Mexico's Coronado Historic Site Page. (Submitted on July 9, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.)
2. Wikipedia Entry for Francisco Vázquez de Coronado. (Submitted on September 16, 2017.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 4,668 times since then and 203 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 9, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. 5, 6. submitted on September 16, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 7. submitted on July 9, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.