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Albuquerque in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

In This Plaza Were Enacted

A.D. 1706

 
 
In This Plaza Were Enacted Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
1. In This Plaza Were Enacted Marker
Inscription. By Governor and Captain General Don Francisco Cuervo Y. Valdez ceremonies incident to the founding of the Villa of Albuquerque named after the Spanish Viceroy Don Francisco Fernandez De La Cueva Enriquez Duke of Albuquerque
 
Erected 1922 by Lew Wallace Chapter of D.A.R.
 
Location. 35° 5.77′ N, 106° 40.193′ W. Marker is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker can be reached from North Plaza Street NW west of San Felipe Street NW, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the east side of the gazebo in "Old Town Plaza". Marker is in this post office area: Albuquerque NM 87104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Skirmish of Albuquerque (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Mountain Howitzers (a few steps from this marker); San Felipe de Alburquerque (a few steps from this marker); Albuquerque (within shouting distance of this marker); San Felipe De Neri (within shouting distance of this marker); Casa de Armijo (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town History (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albuquerque.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
In This Plaza Were Enacted Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
2. In This Plaza Were Enacted Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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