Bayard in Grant County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
National Historic Landmark
For the important role it played in the military and medical history of southwest New Mexico
This fort possesses National Significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
Erected 2004 by National Park Service United States Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts or Castles.
Location. 32° 47.383′ N, 108° 9.283′ W. Marker is in Bayard, New Mexico, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of Calle El Centro and Cam Foresta, on the right when traveling east on Calle El Centro. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bayard NM 88023, 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. Fort Bayard - 1866-1900 (approx. half a mile away); Santa Rita Copper Mines (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bayard (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ladies Auxiliary of Local 890 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Kneeling Nun Bayard (approx. 3.6 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mine (approx. 4.9 miles away); Old Silver City Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bayard.
Also see . . . Historic Fort Bayard. (Submitted on December 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
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