Near Alamagordo in Otero County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Disappearance of Albert J. Fountain and his son Henry
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Animals • Law Enforcement • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil.
Location. 32° 31.052′ N, 106° 22.54′ W. Marker is near Alamagordo, New Mexico, in Otero County. Marker is on U.S. 70 at milepost 178, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alamogordo NM 88310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White Sands Missile Range (approx. 10.9 miles away); Nike Hercules MissileSan Augustín Pass (approx. 12.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Murders Most Foul. An article by Jay W. Sharp detailing the disappearance of Albert Fountain. (Submitted on August 20, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 985 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 13, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 2. submitted on May 26, 2020. 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.