“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Eagle Nest, New Mexico

Clickable Map of Colfax County, New Mexico and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Colfax County, NM (23) Harding County, NM (2) Mora County, NM (47) Taos County, NM (29) Union County, NM (21) Costilla County, CO (3) Las Animas County, CO (41)  ColfaxCounty(23) Colfax County (23)  HardingCounty(2) Harding County (2)  MoraCounty(47) Mora County (47)  TaosCounty(29) Taos County (29)  UnionCounty(21) Union County (21)  CostillaCountyColorado(3) Costilla County (3)  LasAnimasCounty(41) Las Animas County (41)
Raton is the county seat for Colfax County
Eagle Nest is in Colfax County
      Colfax County (23)  
      Harding County (2)  
      Mora County (47)  
      Taos County (29)  
      Union County (21)  
      Costilla County, Colorado (3)  
      Las Animas County, Colorado (41)  
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1New Mexico, Colfax County, Eagle Nest — Eagle Nest Lake State Park
Eagle Nest was a place where members of several Indian tribes were said to have come to collect ceremonial feathers. Before 1919, Charles Springer acquired the land and built a dam for irrigation. It now has a capacity of 78,000 acre feet and . . . Map (db m45752) HM
2New Mexico, Colfax County, Eagle Nest — Elizabethtown
The discovery of gold on Baldy Mountain in 1866 brought such a rush of fortune-seekers to the Moreno Valley that “E-town” became a roaring mining camp almost overnight. Because of water and transportation problems, and a decline in ore . . . Map (db m45751) HM
3New Mexico, Colfax County, Eagle Nest — Wheeler Peak
Across Moreno Valley stands Wheeler Peak, 13,161 feet, highest peak in New Mexico. Rocks of Wheeler Peak and the Taos Range are highly resistant granites and gneisses of Precambrian age. Moreno Valley is underlain by soft sandstones and shales which . . . Map (db m45750) HM
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Mar. 23, 2023