Portales in Roosevelt County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Elevation 4004 ft.
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
Location. 34° 10.764′ N, 103° 20.956′ W. Marker is in Portales, New Mexico, in Roosevelt County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 70 and University Place, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 70. 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 4 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eastern New Mexico University (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Portales (approx. 2½ miles away); Rose Powers White (approx. 7½ miles away); Blackwater Draw (approx. 7½ miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 16 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.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of porch like cave entrance at Portales Springs. • Can you help?