Near Hagerman in Chaves County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 33° 5.808′ N, 104° 26.557′ W. Marker is near Hagerman, New Mexico, in Chaves County. Marker is on U.S. 285 at milepost 88, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerman NM 88232, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rio Felix Bridge (approx. 6.6 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 7.8 miles away); Artesia (approx. 14.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Blackdom. The most famous all-Black community in New Mexico was Blackdom. It was a modest town on the plains of the New Mexico and was the first all-Black (Submitted on June 10, 2012.)
2. Blackdom - "Colores". This youtube video tells the story of Blackdom. (Submitted on June 10, 2012.)
Categories. • African Americans • Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 864 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.