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Radium Springs in Dona Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Paraje San Diego

 
 
Paraje San Diego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
1. Paraje San Diego Marker
Inscription. This paraje, or stopping place, provided travelers along the Camino Real with a final opportunity to water their stock and prepare their caravans before leaving the Rio Grande Valley and entering the desolate Jornada del Muerto. Caravans on their way to Santa Fe started in the evening and traveled non-stop until they reached the Paraje de Fra Cristobal 100 miles to the north.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro marker series.
 
Location. 32° 33.033′ N, 106° 55.233′ W. Marker is in Radium Springs, New Mexico, in Dona Ana County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 25 at milepost 22.8, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in the northbound rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Radium Springs NM 88054, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jornada del Muerto (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Jornada del Muerto (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Paraje San Diego (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Selden State Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Selden Cemetery
Rear of Paraje San Diego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
2. Rear of Paraje San Diego Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Rio Grandé Bridge at Radium Springs (approx. 4.4 miles away); Paraje de Robledo (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Jornada del Muerto (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Radium Springs.
 
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Paraje San Diego Marker (on left) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
3. Paraje San Diego Marker (on left)
Jornada del Muerto On the Camino Real Marker is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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