Near Ohkay Owingeh in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Esther Martinez - P’oe Tsáwäˀ (1912-2006)
Erected 2008 by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division Department of Cultural Affairs.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Entertainment • Native Americans • Women. In addition, it is included in the New Mexico Women’s Historic Marker Initiative series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2006.
Location. 36° 3.013′ N, 106° 3.612′ W. Marker is near Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico, in Rio Arriba County. Marker is on State Road 68, 0.3 miles south of State Road 74, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ohkay Owingeh NM 87566, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Gabriel Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dominguez Escalante Trail (approx. 2.4 miles away); Española Valley (approx. 2.9 miles away); Chimayo Trading Post / Trujillo House (approx. 4 miles away); Santa Cruz de la Cañada / Santa Cruz Plaza on the Camino Real (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Bond House (approx. 4.3 miles away); Historic Los Luceros (approx. 4½ miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is one of New Mexico's Historic Women Markers. The New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative was founded in 2005 by members of the New Mexico Women's Forum in a statewide effort to recognize women's contributions to New Mexico history on the state's Official Scenic Historic Markers. The Initiative assures that women's diverse histories will be remembered and told and will inspire and provide a guide for future generations. The 2006 legislature funded the project.
Also see . . . Esther Martinez Wiki. Wikipedia article detailing her life and accomplishments. (Submitted on June 29, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2010. This page has been viewed 3,500 times since then and 101 times this year. Last updated on July 10, 2010. Photos: 1. submitted on June 29, 2010. 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2010. 4. submitted on June 29, 2010. 5. submitted on August 6, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.