Near Fort Sumner in De Baca County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Lucien Bonaparte Maxwell
Maxwell founded the First National Bank of Santa Fe, New Mex. and invested $250,000 to help build the Texas Pacific Railroad. Dynamic….Charitable….Lavish….One of the great builders of the American West, died in quiet retirement, July 25, 1875 at Fort Sumner, New Mexico. Born Sept. 14, 1818
Location. 34° 24.218′ N, 104° 11.597′ W. Marker is near Fort Sumner, New Mexico, in De Baca County. Marker can be reached from Billy the Kid Road (State Road 272) 0.1 miles south of State Road 212. Touch for map. Marker is in the Post Cemetery. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Fort Sumner and “Billy the Kid’s” Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fort Sumner (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sumner (approx. 6.1 miles away).
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