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

New Mexico Navy Veterans Monument

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 3, 2017
1. New Mexico Navy Veterans Monument
Inscription.
Dedicated
February 24, 1968
To the Men and Women
Of New Mexico Who
Serve With The
United States Navy

 
Erected 1968.
 
Location. 33° 23.8′ N, 104° 31.354′ W. Marker is in Roswell, New Mexico, in Chaves County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and E. 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of Chaves County Court House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 N. Main Street, Roswell NM 88201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roswell’s First General Store and Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaves County Veterans War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Justice in the Wild West (within shouting distance of this marker); Humble Beginnings (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaves County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Roswell Pioneer Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); John Simpson Chisum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chaves County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
 
Additional comments.
New Mexico Navy Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 3, 2017
2. New Mexico Navy Veterans Monument

1. Navy Ship Anchor In Roswell NM
Does anyone know which ship the anchor came from? Who donated it and where did it come from. It would be nice to know more about the history of this Anchor that is displayed on our Court House Lawn. Please reply here if anyone has any further info on this subject.
Thanks
Lawrence
Roswell NM
    — Submitted October 9, 2017, by Lawrence Staeden of Roswell, New Mexico.

 
Categories. Military
 
New Mexico Navy Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 3, 2017
3. New Mexico Navy Veterans Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 108 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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