Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Deming in Luna County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Deming

Elevation – 4,331 ft

 
 
Deming Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
1. Deming Marker
Inscription. In 1780, Governor Juan Bautista de Anza passed here while searching for a trade route between Santa Fe and the mines of Sonora, Mexico. Deming, named for Mary Anne Deming, was founded in 1881 when the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroads were connected, giving New Mexico its first railway access to both the Atlantic and the Pacific.
 
Location. 32° 17.017′ N, 107° 45.683′ W. Marker is in Deming, New Mexico, in Luna County. Marker is on U.S. 180 at milepost 164, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Deming NM 88030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seamon Field House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Deming Armory (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pearl Harbor Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cathay Williams (approx. 10.2 miles away); Rockhound State Park (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers
 
Rear of Deming Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
2. Rear of Deming Marker
Deming Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
3. Deming Marker
 
 
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 480 times since then and 61 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.
Paid Advertisement