“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 Cimarron, 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 (24) Harding County, NM (2) Mora County, NM (48) Taos County, NM (51) Union County, NM (21) Costilla County, CO (3) Las Animas County, CO (41)  ColfaxCounty(24) Colfax County (24)  HardingCounty(2) Harding County (2)  MoraCounty(48) Mora County (48)  TaosCounty(51) Taos County (51)  UnionCounty(21) Union County (21)  CostillaCountyColorado(3) Costilla County (3)  LasAnimasCounty(41) Las Animas County (41)
Raton is the county seat for Colfax County
Cimarron is in Colfax County
      Colfax County (24)  
      Harding County (2)  
      Mora County (48)  
      Taos County (51)  
      Union County (21)  
      Costilla County, Colorado (3)  
      Las Animas County, Colorado (41)  
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1 New Mexico, Colfax County, Cimarron — Black Jack’s Hideout / Colfax County War
Side A: Black Jack’s Hideout In Turkey Creek Canyon near here, the outlaw gang of Thomas “Black Jack” Ketchum had one of its hideouts. After a train robbery in July 1899, a posse surprised the gang at the hideout. The . . . Map (db m45784) HM
2 New Mexico, Colfax County, Cimarron — Cimarron Canyon
You are now at the Great Plains-Rocky Mountain boundary. The Cimarron Range, one of the eastern-most ranges of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in this part of New Mexico. Elevation 6,800 feet.Map (db m45764) HM
3 New Mexico, Colfax County, Cimarron — Cimarron Canyon State Park
This high mountain park is part of a state wildlife area and is managed by the New Mexico State Park Division in cooperation with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. Trout fishing is excellent in the Cimarron River, and the park offers fine . . . Map (db m45755) HM
4 New Mexico, Colfax County, Cimarron — Palisades Sill
These spectacular cliffs are cut by the Cimarron River through igneous rock known as a sill and composed of the rock type monzonite which was emplaced some 40 million years ago as these Southern Rocky Mountains were being uplifted. Elevation 8,000 . . . Map (db m45753) HM
5 New Mexico, Colfax County, Cimarron — Santa Fe Trail
Side A: The difficulty of bringing caravans over rocky and mountainous Raton Pass kept most wagon traffic on the Cimarron Cutoff of the Santa Fe Trail until the 1840's. Afterwards, the Mountain Branch, which here approaches Raton Pass, . . . Map (db m45821) HM
6 New Mexico, Colfax County, Cimarron — The Saint James Hotel
The Saint James Hotel Has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1872Map (db m45779) HM
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Mar. 4, 2024