Near Salt Flat in Hudspeth County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
El Paso Salt War
the salt lakes in this region,
often called Guadalupe Lakes,
led to the El Paso Salt War
which entailed the loss of many
lives and much property
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1435.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
Location. 31° 45.067′ N, 105° 1.076′ W. Marker is near Salt Flat, Texas, in Hudspeth County. Marker is on U.S. 62/180, 3.4 miles east of Ranch to Market Road 1576, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salt Flat TX 79847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Precious Resource / Un Preciado Recurso (a few steps from this marker); Guadalupe Peak (approx. 12.4 miles away); a different marker also named Guadalupe Peak (approx. Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 15.2 miles away); The "Committee of Five" (approx. 15.2 miles away); Groundbreaking for the Pine Springs Visitor Center (approx. 15.2 miles away); The Airmen (approx. 15.4 miles away); Ruins of "The Pinery" or "Pine Spring" Stage Stand (approx. 15.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,007 times since then and 239 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.