Las Cruces in Dona Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro marker series.
Location. 32° 16.661′ N, 106° 47.766′ W. Marker is in Las Cruces, New Mexico, in Dona Ana County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 28 and State Road 292, on the right when traveling south on State Road 28. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Cruces NM 88005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Butterfield Overland Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named La Mesilla (approx. ¼ mile away); Doña Ana County Courthouse and Jail (approx. ¼ mile away but has been reported missing); Civil War Battle of Mesilla & Major Lynde's Retreat (approx. ¼ mile away); The Gadsden Purchase Celebration Head Quarters, Dept. of New Mexico (approx. ¼ mile away); All Servicemen and Women (approx. ¼ mile away); Plaza de Mesilla (approx. ¼ mile away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 732 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.