Near Portales in Roosevelt County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Native Americans.
Location. 34° 15.022′ N, 103° 15.043′ 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. Rose Powers White (a few steps from this marker); Portales (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Portales (approx. Eastern New Mexico University (approx. 7˝ miles away); Norman Petty Studios (approx. 10.8 miles away).
1. Blackwater Draw Marker and Building
The Blackwater Draw Historic Marker, The Blackwater Draw Museum, and the Rose Powers White Historic Marker were all destroyed by the same grass fire a few years ago.
— Submitted April 15, 2023, by Mike Burns of Clovis, New Mexico.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 82 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.