“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 Anthony, New Mexico

Clickable Map of Doņa Ana 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> Doña Ana County, NM (57) Luna County, NM (23) Otero County, NM (20) Sierra County, NM (16) El Paso County, TX (131)  DoņaAnaCounty(57) Doņa Ana County (57)  LunaCounty(23) Luna County (23)  OteroCounty(20) Otero County (20)  SierraCounty(16) Sierra County (16)  ElPasoCountyTexas(131) El Paso County (131)
Las Cruces is the county seat for Doņa Ana County
Anthony is in Doņa Ana County
      Doņa Ana County (57)  
      Luna County (23)  
      Otero County (20)  
      Sierra County (16)  
      El Paso County, Texas (131)  
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1New Mexico (Doņa Ana County), Anthony — Brazito Battlefield
One of the few battles of the Mexican War to be fought in New Mexico occured near here on Christmas Day, 1846. U.S. troops under Colonel Alexander W. Doniphan defeated a Mexican army commanded by General Antonio Ponce de León. Two days later, . . . Map (db m6552) HM
2New Mexico (Doņa Ana County), Anthony — Butterfield Trail/Espejo's Expedition — /On the Camino Real
Stagecoaches of the Butterfield Overland Mail Co. began carrying passengers and mail from St. Louis to San Francisco, across southern New Mexico, in 1858. The 2,795-mile journey took 21-22 days. In 1861 the service was re-routed through Salt Lake . . . Map (db m6553) HM
3New Mexico (Doņa Ana County), Anthony — Oņate’s Route — On the Camino Real
Juan de Oņate, first governor of New Mexico, passed near here with his colonizing expedition in May, 1598. Traveling north, he designated official campsites (called parajes) on the Camino Real, used by expeditions that followed. In Oņate's . . . Map (db m6549) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022