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Lordsburg in Hidalgo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

 
 
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 6, 2010
1. Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Marker
Inscription.  Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument was established in 1907 by Theodore Roosevelt to protect the prehistoric material culture of the Mogollon people and others who inhabited this area. The first scientific description of a pueblo ruin on the upper Gila River was written in 1874 by Henry Wetherbee Henshaw of the Wheeler Geographical Surveys of the Territories of the United States West of the 100th Meridian.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 32° 21.15′ N, 108° 44.567′ W. Marker is in Lordsburg, New Mexico, in Hidalgo County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 10 at milepost 20. Marker is at the Lordsburg Visitor Center,in the passageway to the left of the visitor center entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lordsburg NM 88045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lordsburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Shakespeare (within shouting distance of this marker); The Women of Shakespeare (within shouting
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, July 19, 2013
2. Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Marker
distance of this marker); a different marker also named Lordsburg (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lordsburg-Hidalgo Library (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Lordsburg (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Lordsburg (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 6, 2010
3. Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Marker
Lordsburg Visitor Center, NM image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 20, 2010
4. Lordsburg Visitor Center, NM
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Marker is in the passageway to the left of the visitor center entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 909 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 20, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   2. submitted on July 24, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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