Near Las Cruces in Doña Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Jornada del Muerto
On the Camino Real
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series list.
Location. 32° 33.149′ N, 106° 55.391′ W. Marker is near Las Cruces, New Mexico, in Doña Ana County. Marker is on Interstate 25 at milepost 22.8, on the right when traveling south. Marker is in the southbound rest area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Cruces NM 88007, 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. Paraje San Diego (a few steps from this marker); Fort Selden State Monument (within shouting distance of Jornada del Muerto (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Paraje San Diego (approx. 0.2 miles away); Changing Upland Plants (approx. 4 miles away); A Diversion Dam for the Valley (approx. 4 miles away); Rio Grande Bosque (approx. 4 miles away); Rio Grande Means Life (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Cruces.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 994 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.