Near El Rito in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
Location. 36° 19.929′ N, 106° 11.334′ W. Marker is near El Rito, New Mexico, in Rio Arriba County. Marker is on State Road 554 at milepost 11, on the right when traveling north. When approaching El Rito on Route 554 from U.S. 84, marker is on a pull out on the right before arriving at El Rito. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Rito NM 87530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named El Rito (approx. 0.3 miles away); Welcome to the Church of San Juan Nepomuceno (approx. 0.8 miles away); Santa Cruz (approx. 8.1 miles Abiquiú (approx. 11.2 miles away); Agueda S. Martinez (1898–2000) (approx. 11.7 miles away); Georgia O’Keeffe (approx. 12.8 miles away); Red Rocks (approx. 12.8 miles away).
More about this marker. This particular El Rito official scenic historic marker is not listed in either David Pike’s 2004 Roadside New Mexico or the Archuleta and Holden’s 2004 Traveling New Mexico guides to New Mexico historical markers.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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