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Near San Antonio in Socorro County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

San Pedro

 
 
San Pedro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2011
1. San Pedro Marker
Inscription. Established in the 1840s on the east bank of the Rio Grande, San Pedro became an important trading center along the Camino Real. The sister village of San Antonio, it was once known for its extensive vineyards and other agricultural produce. The village waxed and waned over the years, declining significantly in the 1940s, and is now almost abandoned.
 
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° 55.101′ N, 106° 50.707′ W. Marker is near San Antonio, New Mexico, in Socorro County. Marker is on U.S. 380 at milepost 2.2, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Antonio NM 87832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Antonio (approx. 1.6 miles away); Carthage-Tokay-Farley (approx. 7.2 miles away); Socorro (approx. 9.4 miles away); Jumbo (approx. 10 miles away); The Garcia Opera House (approx. 10 miles away); a different marker also named Socorro
Rear of San Pedro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2011
2. Rear of San Pedro Marker
(approx. 10.1 miles away); Trinity Site (approx. 10.2 miles away); For Southern Independence (approx. 10.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
San Pedro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2011
3. San Pedro Marker
View east on US-380
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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