Near Bernalillo in Sandoval County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Pueblo of Santa Ana
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division and Department of Highways.
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro marker series.
Location. 35° 24.836′ N, 106° 38.433′ W. Marker is near Bernalillo, New Mexico, in Sandoval County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 550 and State Road 74, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 550. Touch for map. I 25 exit 242 West on US 550 9.2 miles. Marker is in this post office area: Bernalillo NM 87004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bernalillo (approx. 5.4 miles away); Trinidad Gachupin Medina (ca. 1883-1964) (approx. 7.4 miles away); Pueblo of Zía (approx. 7.4 miles away); Spanish Entrada Site (approx. 8.2 miles away); La Angostura Women Veterans of New Mexico (approx. 9.2 miles away); a different marker also named Bernalillo (approx. 9½ miles away); Vasquez de Coronado's Route (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bernalillo.
More about this marker. Marker overlooks the Jemez River Valley. This is the back door to "La Angostura," the narrowing of the Rio Grande River at its junction with the Jemez.
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Places •
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