Near Watrous in Mora County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Santa Fe Trail
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Santa Fe Trail series list.
Location. 35° 51.936′ N, 104° 52.749′ W. Marker is near Watrous, New Mexico, in Mora County. Marker is on Interstate 25 at milepost 374, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in the northbound rest area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Watrous NM 87753, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Union National Monument / Santa Fe Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); La Junta (approx. 7.3 miles away); Watrous - Western Junction of the Santa Fe Trail The Best Hospital in 500 Miles (approx. 7.9 miles away); Fort Union and the Santa Fe Trail (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Six Mule Army Wagon (approx. 7.9 miles away); The First Fort Union (approx. 8 miles away); The Road that Changed Lives Forever (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watrous.
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