Near Hanover in Grant County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Ladies Auxiliary of Local 890
Mine Mill & Smelter
(back of marker):
The "striking" women persevered despite life threatening situations, violence, incarceration and tension at home. Their determination made national news and resulted in the popular documentary film, Salt of the Earth. These courageous women not only survived in solidarity until the strike ended, but they commanded recognition as well as respect.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Mexico Womens Historic Marker Initiative marker series.
Location. 32° 48.167′ N, 108° 7.283′ W. Marker is near Hanover, New Mexico, in Grant County. Marker is on State Road 152 at milepost 2.3, 2.3 miles east of U.S. 180, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover NM 88041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Kneeling Nun (a few steps from this marker); Fort Bayard (approx. 2.1 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mines (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fort Bayard - 1866-1900 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mine (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bayard (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Bayard (approx. 4.3 miles away); Pinos Altos (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Labor Unions • Women
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 825 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.