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Near Taos in Taos County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Taos Canyon

 
 
Taos Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
1. Taos Canyon Marker
Inscription.  In 1692, after having been driven from New Mexico by the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, the Spanish began to re-establish their rule. In one of the last battles of the reconquest, in September 1696, Governor Diego de Vargas defeated the Indians of Taos Pueblos at nearby Taos Canyon.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationNative Americans. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1696.
 
Location. 36° 22.926′ N, 105° 31.411′ W. Marker is near Taos, New Mexico, in Taos County. Marker is on U.S. 64 at milepost 258.3,, 1.3 miles east of Paseo Del Canon East (State Road 585), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taos NM 87571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kit Carson Memorial Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Masons and the Kit Carson Home (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Kit Carson Home and Museum (approx. 3.2 miles away); Kit Carson House (approx. 3.2 miles away);
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El Rincon Trading Post (approx. 3.2 miles away); Andrew Liebert Home #2 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Taos (approx. 3.3 miles away); Kit Carson Road (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taos.
 
<i>back of</i> Taos Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
2. back of Taos Canyon Marker
Taos Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
3. Taos Canyon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 803 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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