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Gallup in McKinley County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Navajo Code Talkers

Departure

 

— May 4, 1942 —

 
Navajo Code Talkers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2010
1. Navajo Code Talkers Marker
Inscription.  
29 Marines prepare to depart during World War II

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, World II.
 
Location. 35° 31.75′ N, 108° 44.423′ W. Marker is in Gallup, New Mexico, in McKinley County. Marker is on East Historic Route 66 (State Road 118), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 East Historic 66, Gallup NM 87301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. CN Cotton Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial (within shouting distance of this marker); Kitchen's Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallup's Brief History (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street USA (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Balloon Rally (about 500 feet away); Coal Car (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gallup.
 
Navajo Code Talkers Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2010
2. Navajo Code Talkers Marker and Statue
The marker is embedded in the sidewalk at the foot of the monument.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 920 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022