Columbus in Luna County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Pancho Villa’s Raid
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, Non-US. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1916.
Location. 31° 49.565′ N, 107° 38.559′ W. Marker is in Columbus, New Mexico, in Luna County. Marker is at the entrance to Pancho Villa State Park, just south of Hwy 9. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NM 88029, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pancho Villa State Park (here, next to this marker); Last Hostile Action by Foreign Troops (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Pancho Villa State Park (about 600 feet away); In Memory of Citizens Killed / In Memory of Thirteenth Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southern Pacific Railroad DepotFirst Aero Squadron Airfield (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbus (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Columbus (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . . A Collection of Photos of Pancho Villa. (Submitted on November 12, 2010.)
Additional keywords. Mexican Revolution - Pancho Villa
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,213 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 3. submitted on November 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4. submitted on November 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.