Near Des Moines in Union County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Over Left Shoulder
Marker to left is reverse side showing local points of interest
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 36° 41.062′ N, 103° 47.176′ W. Marker is near Des Moines, New Mexico, in Union County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 64 0.1 miles south of County Road A049. Touch for map. Located at the Sierra Grade Rest Area. Marker is in this post office area: Des Moines NM 88418, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Sierra Grande (approx. 6½ miles away); Capulin Volcano National Monument (approx. 11.3 miles away); Building a Cinder Cone (approx. 12.3 miles away); Making A Monument (approx. 12.3 miles away); The Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field (approx. 12.3 miles away); Grasslands Meet Mountains (approx. 12.4 miles away); Welcome to Capulin Volcano National Monument (approx. 12.6 miles away); Sarah "Sally" J. Rooke / New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative (approx. 13.3 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Sierra Grande. (Submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.