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Near Tularosa in Otero County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
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Three Rivers

 
 
Three Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 25, 2011
1. Three Rivers Marker
Inscription.  Located in the Tularosa Basin east of the great lava flows known as the malpais, Three Rivers was once prominent in the cattle empires of Albert Bacon Fall, John S. Chisum, and Susie McSween Barber, “the cattle queen of New Mexico.” Charles B. Eddy’s El Paso & Northeastern Railroad reached here in 1899.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 33° 19.324′ N, 106° 4.69′ W. Marker was near Tularosa, New Mexico, in Otero County. Marker was at the intersection of U.S. 54 at milepost 96.6 and County Road B030, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 54. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Tularosa NM 88352, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 17 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Three Rivers Petroglyph Site (a few steps from
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this marker); a different marker also named Three Rivers (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Three Rivers Petroglyph Site (approx. 4.3 miles away); Round Mountain (approx. 16.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker was removed and replaced by the "Nearby Marker" with the same name.
 
<i>Back of</i> Three Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 25, 2011
2. Back of Three Rivers Marker
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New Mexico's Historic Markers typically have a map on the back side showing the location of other OSHM's. This is an excellent source of information when exploring for other Historical Markers and locations.
Three Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 25, 2011
3. Three Rivers Marker
View north on US-54.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 4 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.

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