“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mountainair in Torrance County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Salt Mission Trail


Salt Mission Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 10, 2006
1. Salt Mission Trail Marker
Inscription.  Located 10 miles from the center of the state, this high desert town was established in 1902. Ancient cities, pinto beans and ranching make its history. The railroad, natural beauty, Salinas Pueblo cultures and a pioneering spirit are reflected in the life of the town today. Longest mainstreet in America.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
Location. 34° 30.917′ N, 106° 15.011′ W. Marker is in Mountainair, New Mexico, in Torrance County. Marker is on U.S. 60. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mountainair NM 87036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mountainair (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Mountainair (approx. one mile away); Quarai Ruins (approx. 6.2 miles away); Abo Ruins (approx. 8.4 miles away); Ab๓ Ruins (approx. 8.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 16, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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