El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Deﬁning A Border
Cordova Island's original international boundary was defined using evenly spaced cement fence posts, and cast iron markers such as the one before you. This 600-pound marker was one of nineteen that identified the Mexico border around Cordova Island.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 31° 46.113′ N, 106° 27.359′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker can be reached from South San Marcial Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Chamizal National Memorial, on the north side of the park along East Paisano Drive. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 South San Marcial Street, El Paso TX 79905, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen Tyng Mather (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chamizal National Memorial (about 700 feet away); Guardian Angel Church Site of Camp Concordia and Fort Bliss (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon (approx. 0.8 miles away); Henry O. Flipper (approx. 0.8 miles away); Henry C. Trost (approx. 0.9 miles away); Urbici Soler (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
Additional keywords. International Borders
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