Anthony in Doña Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
Location. 32° 0.386′ N, 106° 34.904′ W. Marker is in Anthony, New Mexico, in Doña Ana County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 10 when traveling north. Rest area/Visitor Center off northbound I-10. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anthony NM 88021, 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. Oñate’s Route (here, next to this marker); Butterfield Trail/Espejo's Expedition (here, next to this marker); El Paso (approx. 1.7 miles away in Texas); Texas (approx. 1.7 miles away in Texas); Paraje de los Brazitos (approx. 9.2 miles away); Fusselman Canyon (approx. 10.1 miles away in Texas); MIM-23 Surface-to-Air Missile System (approx. 11.4 miles away); V2 Rocket (approx. 15.6 miles away in Texas). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anthony.
More about this marker. One of three in front of the Visitor Center.
Also see . . . Brazito Battlefield. Some history behind this marker, from the book Traveling New Mexico: A Guide to the Historical and State Park Markers published in 2003 by Sunstone Press. (Submitted on March 25, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,923 times since then and 113 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. 4. submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.