Pecos in Reeves County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
While Espejo was first to explore the Pecos, Castano de Sosa, on his way into New Mexico in 1590, was the first European to travel its full length.
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4998.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antonio de Espejo Entrada of 1582-1583 marker series.
Location. 31° 25.659′ N, 103° 29.729′ W. Marker is in Pecos, Texas, in Reeves County. Marker is at the intersection of East 1st Street and South Cedar Street (U.S. 285), on the left when traveling west on East 1st Street. Marker is in front of West of the Pecos Museum. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mrs. Lillie W. Cole (here, next to this marker); Emigrants' Crossing (here, next to this marker); Reeves County-Pecos, Texas (here, next to this marker); The Pecos Cantaloupe (here, next to this marker); Orient Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Pecos, Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); George R. Reeves (approx. ¼ mile away); Reeves County World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pecos.
Categories. • Exploration • Hispanic Americans • Native Americans •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on April 28, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on April 30, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.