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

Estancia

Salt Mission Trail

 

— Longest Mainstreet In America —

 
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By Maribeth Robison, May 1, 2014
1. Salt Missions Trail Marker
Inscription.  Estancia, "resting place", has been on the map since 1776. Known for its spring fed pond, now its city park. It become the county seat in 1905 and was the scene of the last hanging in New Mexico in 1922.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 34° 45.433′ N, 106° 3.693′ W. Marker is in Estancia, New Mexico, in Torrance County. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Avenue and 9th Street on Highland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Estancia NM 87016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Estancia (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Estancia (approx. 0.9 miles away); Homesteader Mary Ellen "Mollie" Hall Warren Klapp 1862-1933 (approx. 11.7 miles away); Laguna Del Perro (approx. 13.6 miles away).
 
Salt Missions Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maribeth Robison, May 1, 2014
2. Salt Missions Trail Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2014, by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 366 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2014, by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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