Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
 
 
 
 
 
 
10 entries match your criteria.
 
 

Historical Markers and War Memorials in Catron County, New Mexico

 
Clickable Map of Catron 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 Catron County, NM (10) Cibola County, NM (26) Grant County, NM (34) Sierra County, NM (15) Socorro County, NM (37) Apache County, AZ (43) Greenlee County, AZ (7)  CatronCounty(10) Catron County (10)  CibolaCounty(26) Cibola County (26)  GrantCounty(34) Grant County (34)  SierraCounty(15) Sierra County (15)  SocorroCounty(37) Socorro County (37)  ApacheCountyArizona(43) Apache County (43)  GreenleeCounty(7) Greenlee County (7)
Adjacent to Catron County, New Mexico
    Cibola County (26)
    Grant County (34)
    Sierra County (15)
    Socorro County (37)
    Apache County, Arizona (43)
    Greenlee County, Arizona (7)
 
Touch name on list to highlight map location.
Touch blue arrow, or on map, to go there.
GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1New Mexico (Catron County), Datil — Ada McPherson Morley (1852-1917)
Ada McPherson Morley ran a ranch outside of Datil, New Mexico where she raised three children, including Agnes Morley Cleaveland. A crusader for women's rights, she opposed the infamous Santa Fe Ring, worked for women's suffrage for over thirty . . . — Map (db m103064) HM
2New Mexico (Catron County), Glenwood — Mogollon
The mountains and the town were named for Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollón, governor of New Mexico from 1712 to 1715. The name also is applied to the Pueblo Indians who abandoned the area in the early 1400s. These mountains were inhabited by Apaches . . . — Map (db m38255) HM
3New Mexico (Catron County), Glenwood — The Catwalk
This steel causeway follows two pipelines which supplied water and water power to the old town of Graham where gold and silver ores were milled from nearby mines in the 1890's. The causeway clings to the sides of a sheer box canyon in Saltwater . . . — Map (db m36378) HM
4New Mexico (Catron County), Quemado — QuemadoPopulation 1,028 - Elevation 6,890 ft.
Spanish word for “burned,” Quemado is located in an extinct volcanic area. This community was first settled in 1880 by José Antonio Padilla, who brought sheep and started the stock raising industry in this part of the state. Quemado was . . . — Map (db m44056) HM
5New Mexico (Catron County), Reserve — Elfego Baca1865-1945
"I will show the Texans there is at least one Mexican in the county who is not afraid of an American cowboy" Elfego Baca - 1884 In October 1884, seven drunken cowboys committed horrific acts against two Mexican men in Upper Frisco, (modern . . . — Map (db m88497) HM
6New Mexico (Catron County), Reserve — Reserve
Population 600 — Elevation 5765 ft. Located in the San Francisco Valley, Reserve was named upper San Francisco Plaza by its original Hispanic settlers in 1874. The name was later changed to Reserve in recognition of the U.S. Forest Service . . . — Map (db m36258) HM
7New Mexico (Catron County), Reserve — Reserve
Population 600 — Elevation 5765 ft. Located in the San Francisco Valley, Reserve was named upper San Francisco Plaza by its original Hispanic settlers in 1874. The name was later changed to Reserve in recognition of the U.S. Forest Service . . . — Map (db m36261) HM
8New Mexico (Catron County), Silver City — Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument was established in 1907 by Theodore Roosevelt to protect the prehistoric material culture of the Mogollon people and others who inhabited this area. The first scientific description of a pueblo ruin on the . . . — Map (db m157800) HM
9New Mexico (Catron County), Silver City — Mogollon MuralGila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
Although the design on the wall in front of you has faded since it was painted 700 years ago, its meaning remains. Some modern Puebloan people who claim cultural affiliation with the Mogollon interpret similar designs to symbolize rain or clouds. . . . — Map (db m157799) HM
10New Mexico (Catron County), Silver City — To Aldo Leopold1887-1948
Forester and wildlife manager — outdoorsman — ecologist — philosopher — and practical idealist — interpreter of nature — pioneer in wilderness preservation. He taught an ethic of the land and by his teaching, his . . . — Map (db m157798) HM
 
Paid Advertisement
Mar. 1, 2021