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Taos in Taos County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Ledoux Street

 

— Historic District —

 
Ledoux Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 22, 2013
1. Ledoux Street Marker
Inscription.  Ledoux Street was named after the French trapper and guide Antonine Ledoux, who settled in the area around 1844. Earlier the street was named after Charles Beaubien and then later Smith H. Simpson. The area was developed in the fortress style with gates at each end.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
 
Location. 36° 24.373′ N, 105° 34.524′ W. Marker is in Taos, New Mexico, in Taos County. Marker is at the intersection of Ledoux Street and Camino de las Placitas (State Road 240), on the left when traveling west on Ledoux Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taos NM 87571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Padre Antonio José Martínez (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Bataan Memorial (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Don Fernando de Taos Plaza (about 500 feet away); Don Fernando de Taos (about 500 feet away); Historic Taos (about 500 feet away); Historic Taos Plaza
Ledoux Street and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 22, 2013
2. Ledoux Street and Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Old Taos County Courthouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taos.
 
Regarding Ledoux Street. This is the heart of Taos’ art district.
 
Ledoux Street image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 22, 2013
3. Ledoux Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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