Near Fort Sumner in De Baca County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation
(Old Fort Sumner, 1862 – 1869)
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 34° 27.312′ N, 104° 11.63′ W. Marker is near Fort Sumner, New Mexico, in De Baca County. Marker is on U.S. 60 at milepost 331, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Sumner NM 88119, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Sumner (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Fort Sumner and “Billy the Kid’s” Grave (approx. 3˝ miles away); Lucien Bonaparte Maxwell (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sumner (approx. 4 miles away).
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.