“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 Animas, New Mexico

Clickable Map of Hidalgo 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> Hidalgo County, NM (15) Grant County, NM (40) Luna County, NM (23) Cochise County, AZ (137) Greenlee County, AZ (9)  HidalgoCounty(15) Hidalgo County (15)  GrantCounty(40) Grant County (40)  LunaCounty(23) Luna County (23)  CochiseCountyArizona(137) Cochise County (137)  GreenleeCounty(9) Greenlee County (9)
Lordsburg is the county seat for Hidalgo County
Animas is in Hidalgo County
      Hidalgo County (15)  
      Grant County (40)  
      Luna County (23)  
      Cochise County, Arizona (137)  
      Greenlee County, Arizona (9)  
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1 New Mexico, Hidalgo County, Animas — 7 — Historical Marker No. 7U.S. Mormon Battalion Trail
On November 28, 1846 the Mormon Battalion of the U. S. Army West crossed these mountains near this summit enroute to California during the Mexican War. Col. Cooke had dispatched scouts ahead to find the best route. An Indian guide, Charbonneau, . . . Map (db m91987) HM
2 New Mexico, Hidalgo County, Animas — Smugglers’ Trail
Smugglers once crossed this area with mule trains of contraband from Mexico, to be traded for merchandise in Arizona. In the summer of 1881, a group of Mexican smugglers was killed in Skeleton Canyon by members of the Clanton gang, including Old Man . . . Map (db m37770) HM
3 New Mexico, Hidalgo County, Animas — The Clanton Hideout
The infamous Clanton Gang had two crude dugouts here in the 1880s that served as hideouts and a base for wide-ranging outlaw activities, particularly in connection with the Curly Bill Gang’s depredations along the Smugglers’ Trail that passed by . . . Map (db m37771) HM
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May. 24, 2024