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Historical Markers in Abiquiu, New Mexico

 
Clickable Map of Rio Arriba 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 Rio Arriba County, NM (35) Los Alamos County, NM (15) Mora County, NM (47) San Juan County, NM (28) Sandoval County, NM (27) Santa Fe County, NM (154) Taos County, NM (29) Archuleta County, CO (6) Conejos County, CO (3)  RioArribaCounty(35) Rio Arriba County (35)  (15) Los Alamos County (15)  MoraCounty(47) Mora County (47)  SanJuanCounty(28) San Juan County (28)  SandovalCounty(27) Sandoval County (27)  SantaFeCounty(154) Santa Fe County (154)  TaosCounty(29) Taos County (29)  ArchuletaCountyColorado(6) Archuleta County (6)  ConejosCounty(3) Conejos County (3)
Tierra Amarilla is the county seat for Rio Arriba County
Abiquiu is in Rio Arriba County
      Rio Arriba County (35)  
ADJACENT TO RIO ARRIBA COUNTY
      Los Alamos County (15)  
      Mora County (47)  
      San Juan County (28)  
      Sandoval County (27)  
      Santa Fe County (154)  
      Taos County (29)  
      Archuleta County, Colorado (6)  
      Conejos County, Colorado (3)  
 
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1New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Abiquiu — Abiquiú
Established on the site of an abandoned Indian pueblo, Abiquiú in the mid-18th century became a settlement of Spaniards and genizaros (Hispanicized Indians). In 1776, explorers Fray Francisco Atanacio Dominguez and Fray Silvestre Vélez de Escalante . . . Map (db m73192) HM
2New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Abiquiu — Coelophysis Quarry — Ghost Ranch —
In 1881 David Baldwin discovered small fossilized bones on what is now Ghost Ranch. He mailed the bones to paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope in Philadelphia. Cope had been through the area in the late 1870s and had urged Baldwin to explore and . . . Map (db m75212) HM
3New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Abiquiu — Georgia O’Keeffe(1887–1986) — New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative —
One of America’s great and most celebrated painters of the twentieth century, Georgia O’Keeffe is known for her unique depictions of natural and architectural forms. She began spending summers painting in Northern New Mexico in 1929 and moved from . . . Map (db m73124) HM
4New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Abiquiu — Red Rocks
The colorful formations exposed here are the slope forming Chinle Shale of Triassic age, deposited in streams, lakes, and floodplains some 250 million years ago and the cliff-forming Entrada Sandstone of Jurassic age deposited as windblown sand some . . . Map (db m73158) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Nov. 30, 2022