Picuris Pueblo in Taos County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Maria Ramita Simbola Martinez "Summer Harvest" (1884-1969)
Cora Durand (1904-1981),Virginia Duran (1904-1998)
— Picuris Pueblo —
Erected 2010 by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Women. In addition, it is included in the New Mexico Women’s Historic Marker Initiative series list.
Location. 36° 12.015′ N, 105° 44.008′ W. Marker is in Picuris Pueblo, New Mexico, in Taos County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 75 and BIA 205 (Loop Road 205), on the left when traveling east on State Road 75. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Penasco NM 87553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pueblo of Picuris (approx. Las Trampas (approx. 5 miles away); Pilar (approx. 5.6 miles away); Captive Women and Children of Taos County / María Rosa Villapando, (ca. 1725-1830) (approx. 7½ miles away); William J. Klauer (approx. 7½ miles away); Embudo Stream-Gaging Station (approx. 11 miles away); Truchas Peaks (approx. 11.2 miles away); Truchas (approx. 12.3 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is a result of the Historic Women Marker Initiative which seeks to install 54 markers representing the contributions of women to New Mexico history in each county and for every pueblo and Indian tribe in the state.
Additional keywords. Picuris, micaceous clay, New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative
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