Near Lupton in Apache County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In Memory of Max Ortega
Erected 1994 by Arizona State Transportation Board.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 35° 21.186′ N, 109° 3.471′ W. Marker is near Lupton, Arizona, in Apache County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 40 at milepost 359. Marker is located at the rest area off I-40 at exit 359. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lupton AZ 86508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. One Days Ride to Zuni (a few steps from this marker).
Regarding In Memory of Max Ortega. Max Ortega, after fortuitously saving the life of a railroad man in Lupton, Arizona, was rewarded by the railroad with a chunk of land which he turned into a trading post.
Also see . . . Ortega's Indian Trading Post, AZ. (Submitted on October 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,132 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.