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Near Bayard in Grant County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Bayard

Population 3,036 - Elevation 6,152

 
 
Bayard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
1. Bayard Marker
Inscription. Sites in the surrounding hills indicate that Indians of the Mogollon culture (A.D. 300 – 1450) lived here long before the Europeans. In the late 19th century, this was a stronghold of Apaches led by Victorio and Geronimo. Today Bayard, which was incorporated in 1925, lies in a great commercial mining region.
 
Location. 32° 44.483′ N, 108° 8′ W. Marker is near Bayard, New Mexico, in Grant County. Marker is on U.S. 180 at milepost 124, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bayard NM 88023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Bayard (approx. 1 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mines (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fort Bayard - 1866-1900 (approx. 3 miles away); Fort Bayard (approx. 3.6 miles away); Ladies Auxiliary of Local 890 (approx. 4.3 miles away); Kneeling Nun (approx. 4.3 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mine (approx. 6.3 miles away); GFWC Silver City Women's Club (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bayard.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Rear of Bayard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
2. Rear of Bayard Marker
Bayard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
3. Bayard 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 534 times since then and 71 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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