Near Socorro in Socorro County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Paraje De Fra Cristobal
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro marker series.
Location. 33° 37.282′ N, 107° 8.251′ W. Marker is near Socorro, New Mexico, in Socorro County. Marker is on Interstate 25 at milepost 114, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in the northbound rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Socorro NM 87801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Women of the Camino Real (here, next to this marker); Fort Craig (within shouting distance of this marker); Vásquez de Coronado’s Route (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Paraje De Fra Cristobal Espejo's Expedition (about 600 feet away); Fort Craig Rest Area (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Craig (approx. 7.2 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 27, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.