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Near Salt Flat in Hudspeth County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

El Paso Salt War

 
 
El Paso Salt War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
1. El Paso Salt War Marker
Inscription.
Resentment over private control of
the salt lakes in this region,
often called Guadalupe Lakes,
led to the El Paso Salt War
1877
which entailed the loss of many
lives and much property

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1435.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 45.067′ N, 105° 1.076′ W. Marker is near Salt Flat, Texas, in Hudspeth County. Marker is on U.S. 62/180 3.4 miles east of Ranch to Market Road 1576, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salt Flat TX 79847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Guadalupe Peak (approx. 12.4 miles away); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 15.2 miles away); The "Committee of Five" (approx. 15.2 miles away); Groundbreaking for the Pine Springs Visitor Center (approx. 15.2 miles away); The Airmen (approx. 15.4 miles away); The Pinery (approx. 15.4 miles away); Butterfield Overland Mail (approx. 15.4 miles away).
 
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El Paso Salt War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
2. El Paso Salt War Marker
El Paso Salt War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
3. El Paso Salt War Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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