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Doņa Ana in Doņa Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Doņa Ana (1604–1680)

 
 
Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
1. Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker
Inscription.  The name of the county Doņa Ana originates from Doņa Ana Robledo, who died near here while fleeing south with other settlers during the 1680 Pueblo Revolt. She was buried below the peak that now bears her surname in the Robledo Mountains, so named in memory of her grandfather who was buried their in 1598.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women. In addition, it is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series list.
 
Location. 32° 23.378′ N, 106° 48.58′ W. Marker is in Doņa Ana, New Mexico, in Doņa Ana County. Marker is on State Road 320 at milepost 2, 0.1 miles west of Interstate 25, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dona Ana NM 88032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doņa Ana (approx. one mile away); Bartlett Garcia (approx. one mile away); Shalam Colony (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pat Garrett Murder Site (approx. 4.7 miles
Rear of Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
2. Rear of Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker
New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative 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 ensures 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.
away); America's First Battle of World War II: The Philippines (approx. 5.2 miles away); Heroes of Bataan (approx. 5.2 miles away); Rio Grande (approx. 5Ŋ miles away); Rio Grande Theatre (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doņa Ana.
 
Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
3. Doņa Ana (1604–1680) Marker
Legendary Doņa Ana image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
4. Legendary Doņa Ana
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,900 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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