Aztec in San Juan County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
“For the Enlightenment of the Nation”
Aztec Ruins National Monument
In 1923 the site Morris had known since boyhood was preserved as a national monument “for the enlightenment and culture of the nation” by President Warren G. Harding.
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 36° 50.073′ N, 108° 0.017′ W. Marker is in Aztec, New Mexico, in San Juan County. Marker is on Ruins Road. Touch for map. The marker is affixed to the outside wall of the Aztec National Monument Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Aztec NM 87410, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Aztec Ruins National Monument (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Aztec Ruins National Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Aztec Ruins National Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Aztec (approx. 2.1 miles away); City of Bloomfield (approx. 8.7 miles away); Salmon Ruin (approx. 9.2 miles away); Harriet Belle Amsden Sammons (1876-1954) (approx. 11.6 miles away).
Categories. • Anthropology • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.