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

Fort Selden Cemetery

 
 
Fort Selden Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
1. Fort Selden Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Fort Selden was established nearby in 1865 to help protect the settlements of the Mesilla Valley and travelers along the Jornada del Muerto from Apache raids. The post cemetery was located in this field until the fort was abandoned in 1891. Military personnel were reinterred at the National Cemetery at Santa Fe. A number of unmarked graves in an adjacent potters field apparently still remain.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 32° 29.35′ N, 106° 55.067′ W. Marker is in Radium Springs, New Mexico, in Doņa Ana County. Marker is on Leasburg Park Road, 0.3 miles north of State Road 157, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Radium Springs NM 88054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History in Your Imagination (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rio Grande Means Life (approx. 0.3 miles away); Paraje de Robledo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rio Grande Bosque (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Diversion Dam for the Valley
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Changing Upland Plants (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rio Grandé Bridge at Radium Springs (approx. half a mile away); Paraje San Diego (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Radium Springs.
 
Rear of Fort Selden Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
2. Rear of Fort Selden Cemetery Marker
Fort Selden Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
3. Fort Selden Cemetery Marker
Blue Star Memorial By-Way plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
4. Blue Star Memorial By-Way plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 897 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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