Mesilla in Dona Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Gadsden Purchase Celebration
By A. J. Fountain Sr.
Location. 32° 16.447′ N, 106° 47.715′ W. Marker is in Mesilla, New Mexico, in Dona Ana County. Marker is on Calle de Parian, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mesilla NM 88046, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Head Quarters, Dept. of New Mexico (here, next to this marker); All Servicemen and Women (here, next to this marker); Plaza de Mesilla (here, next to this marker); Butterfield Overland Trail (a few steps from this marker); La Mesilla (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Battle of Mesilla & Major Lynde's Retreat (within shouting distance of this marker); Doña Ana County Courthouse and Jail (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named La Mesilla (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesilla.
More about this marker. One of five plaques on a monument in Mesilla's town square.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military • Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,356 times since then and 105 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week April 13, 2008. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.