Near Portales in Roosevelt County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Rose Powers White
— Guardian of History —
This is a two sided marker
Rose Powers White worked tirelessly to compile histories of early pioneers of southeastern New Mexico. She published numerous articles and was frequently asked to lecture to organizations and school groups. She served as president of the New Mexico Folklore Society in 1953, and with her husband, R.E. "Eddie" White, donated land to Eastern New Mexico University and to the School for Exceptional Children.
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women. In addition, it is included in the New Mexico Women’s Historic Marker Initiative series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
Location. 34° 15.014′ N, 103° 15.054′ W. Marker is near Portales, New Mexico, in Roosevelt County. Marker is on U.S. 70 1.7 miles east of State Road 202, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portales NM 88130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blackwater Draw (a few steps from this marker); Portales (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Portales (approx. 7˝ miles away); Eastern New Mexico University (approx. 7˝ miles away); Norman Petty Studios (approx. 10.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.