Capitan in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Population 1400 -- Elevation 6350 Ft.
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 33° 32.496′ N, 105° 35.12′ W. Marker is in Capitan, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on State Road 48 at milepost 21.1, one mile south of U.S. 380, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Capitan NM 88316, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smokey Bear (approx. 0.7 miles away); Smokey Bear Historical Park (approx. ľ mile away); a different marker also named Capitán (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Capitán (approx. 1.1 miles away); Japanese Segregation Camp No. 1 (approx. 4˝ miles away); CCC Camp/German Internment Camp (approx. 4.6 miles away); Chapel (approx. 4.6 miles away); Commanding Officer's Quarters (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitan.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.