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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ramah, New Mexico

 
Clickable Map of Cibola County, New Mexico and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Cibola County, NM (26) Bernalillo County, NM (36) Catron County, NM (11) McKinley County, NM (13) Sandoval County, NM (26) Socorro County, NM (37) Valencia County, NM (7) Apache County, AZ (46)  CibolaCounty(26) Cibola County (26)  BernalilloCounty(36) Bernalillo County (36)  CatronCounty(11) Catron County (11)  McKinleyCounty(13) McKinley County (13)  SandovalCounty(26) Sandoval County (26)  SocorroCounty(37) Socorro County (37)  ValenciaCounty(7) Valencia County (7)  ApacheCountyArizona(46) Apache County (46)
Location of Ramah, New Mexico
    Cibola County (26)
    Bernalillo County (36)
    Catron County (11)
    McKinley County (13)
    Sandoval County (26)
    Socorro County (37)
    Valencia County (7)
    Apache County, Arizona (46)
 
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1New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — AtsinnaEl Morro National Monument
Atsinna, which means where pictures are on the rock, was occupied from roughly 1275 to 1400 by ancestors of today’s Zuni people. Eighteen rooms were excavated in 1954, 1955, and 1961. Today, however, the focus at El Morro has shifted from . . . Map (db m163205) HM
2New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — El Morro National Monument Inscription Rock
Until it was by-passed by the railroad in the 1880’s, its waterhole made El Morro an important stop for travelers in the Acoma- Zuni region. Numerous inscriptions carved in the sandstone date from the prehistoric, Spanish, Mexican, and . . . Map (db m14129) HM
3New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — Lemonade SumacRhus trilobata
Also known as squawbush, this aromatic shrub is a member of the same plant family that includes poison ivy, cashews, pistachios, and mangos. The stems of this plant have been used by Native Americans for many years in basketmaking, while the tart . . . Map (db m163237) HM
4New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — Matilda Coxe Stevenson (1849-1915)New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative
Matilda Coxe Stevenson was the first female anthropologist to study the Native Americans of New Mexico. Her research focused on the religious practices of indigenous peoples, particularly of the Zuni, and on the lives of native women and children. . . . Map (db m163186) HM
5New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — Monumental ChangesEl Morro National Monument
Living and working at El Morro in the early 1900s was an adventure in itself. The duty station was remote, the dirt roads leading in and out were often impassible during wet weather, and a lack of running water or electricity made living conditions . . . Map (db m163200) HM
6New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — OasisEl Morro National Monument
Before the days of interstates and automobiles, a journey from Albuquerque to Zuni (about 150 miles) typically took 9 or 10 days. Imagine the relief travelers must have felt when they reached this shady little oasis after walking or riding a horse . . . Map (db m163216) HM
7New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — Preserving Our HeritageEl Morro National Monument
The inscriptions and petroglyphs at El Morro are an important link to the past. Although they are very old, they will not be here forever. Sand grains are washed away, rocks crumble and fall, and lichens and clay deposits cover the historic . . . Map (db m163201) HM
8New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — Visitors Through the AgesEl Morro National Monument
From the early Puebloan people who built their homes atop this rock, to the many explorers and adventurers who carved their names, to modern visitors who travel here looking for the evidence of those who came before, El Morro reflects the history of . . . Map (db m163199) HM
9New Mexico (Cibola County), Ramah — Welcome to El MorroEl Morro National Monument
Carved into the soft sandstone cuesta before you is a lingering history of the American Southwest. The names of the celebrated, the infamous, the legendary, and the unknown are immortalized side by side where they would otherwise be separated by . . . Map (db m163198) HM
 
May. 9, 2021