Near Bent in Otero County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1868.
Location. 33° 9.034′ N, 105° 53.2′ W. Marker is near Bent, New Mexico, in Otero County. Marker is on U.S. 70 at milepost 237.5, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bent NM 88314, 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. Blazer’s Mill (approx. 3.1 miles away); Tularosa (approx. 9.7 miles away); Sierra Blanca (approx. 13 miles away); La Luz (approx. 13.3 miles Lozen, Little Sister (approx. 14.3 miles away); Three Rivers Petroglyph Site (approx. 15.2 miles away); Cloud-Climbing Railroad (approx. 15.2 miles away); Restoring a Local Treasure (approx. 15.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,729 times since then and 626 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.