El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Defining A Border
Cordova Island's original international boundary was defined using evenly spaced cement fence posts, and cast iron markers such as the one before you. This 600-pound marker was one of nineteen that identified the Mexico border around Cordova Island.
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1963.
Location. 31° 46.113′ N, 106° 27.359′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker can be reached from South San Marcial Street. Marker is located at the Chamizal National Memorial, on the north side of the park along East Paisano Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 South San Marcial Street, El Paso TX 79905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceEstela Portillo Trambley (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chamizal National Memorial (about 700 feet away); Stephen Tyng Mather (about 700 feet away); Guardian Angel Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Camp Concordia and Fort Bliss (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon (approx. 0.8 miles away); Henry O. Flipper (approx. 0.8 miles away); Henry C. Trost (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
Additional keywords. International Borders
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