Near Magdalena in Socorro County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
(On the Camino Real)
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antonio de Espejo Entrada of 1582-1583, and the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro marker series.
Location. 33° 37.35′ N, 107° 8.327′ W. Marker is near Magdalena, New Mexico, in Socorro County. Marker can be reached from CanAm Highway (Interstate 25 at milepost 113), 1.2 miles south of State Road 107, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is southbound rest area on Interstate 25 at Mile 113. Marker is in this post office area: Magdalena NM 87825, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paraje De Fra Cristobal (here, next to this marker); Fort Craig Rest Area (here, next to this marker); Women of the Camino Real (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also Paraje De Fra Cristobal (about 600 feet away); Fort Craig (about 600 feet away); Vásquez de Coronado’s Route (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Craig (approx. 7.3 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.