Near Mescalero in Otero County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Lozen, Little Sister
“A Shield to Her People”
— (ca. 1840-1889) —
Erected 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. 33° 16.732′ N, 105° 41.542′ W. Marker is near Mescalero, New Mexico, in Otero County. Marker is on U.S. 70 at milepost 256.2, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mescalero NM 88340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sierra Blanca (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Dowlin Mill (approx. 3.9 miles away); Old Dowlin Mill (approx. 7.6 miles away); Blazer’s Mill (approx. 11.6 miles away); Round Mountain (approx. 14.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Lozen, Apache Warrior / Medicine Woman. Lozen fought beside Victorio when he and his followers rampaged against Americans, who had appropriated their homeland in west central New Mexico’s Black Mountains and had tried to confine her people, first, to Arizona’s San Carlos Reservation then to New Mexico’s Mescalero Apache Reservation. (Submitted on August 19, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,131 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.