Capitan in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Smokey Bear Historical Park
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 33° 32.738′ N, 105° 34.408′ W. Marker is in Capitan, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 380 at milepost 85, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is near the entrance to the Smokey the Bear Gift Shop. 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 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capitán (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Capitán (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Capitán (approx. 1.6 miles away); CCC Camp/German Internment Camp (approx. 4.4 miles away); Chapel Officer's Quarters (approx. 4.4 miles away); Commanding Officer's Quarters (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitan.
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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 511 times since then and 37 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.