Near Cimarron in Colfax County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 36° 31.392′ N, 104° 59.515′ W. Marker is near Cimarron, New Mexico, in Colfax County. Marker is on U.S. 64 at milepost 305, 0.6 miles west of Turkey Creek Trail, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cimarron NM 87714, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Saint James Hotel (approx. 4.2 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 4.2 miles away); Black Jack’s Hideout / Colfax County War (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cimarron Canyon State Park (approx. 7.8 miles away); Palisades Sill (approx. 9 miles away).
Regarding Cimarron Canyon. The Cimarron cutoff, a major branch of the Santa Fe Trail, passed through this portion of Northeast New Mexico.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 652 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.