Mora in Mora County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Curanderas — Women Who Heal
— New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative —
Erected by the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative.
Location. 35° 58.56′ N, 105° 20.195′ W. Marker is in Mora, New Mexico, in Mora County. Marker is on State Road 518 just north of State Road 434, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mora NM 87732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Cueva National Historic District (approx. 5.4 miles away); La Cueva Mill (approx. 5.4 miles away); Strike Valleys (approx. 12.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative was founded in 2005 by members of the New Mexico Women’s Forum in a statewide effort to recognize women’s contributions to New Mexico history on the state’s Official Scenic Historic Markers. The Initiative ensures that women’s diverse histories will be remembered and told, and will inspire and provide a guide for future generations. The 2006 Legislature funded the project.
Also see . . . Wikipedia Entry for Curandera. “The curandero(a) is (Submitted on April 27, 2014.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on April 27, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.