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Historical Markers in Fort Sumner, New Mexico

 
Clickable Map of De Baca 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 De Baca County, NM (6) Chaves County, NM (34) Guadalupe County, NM (13) Lincoln County, NM (65) Quay County, NM (15) Roosevelt County, NM (5)  DeBacaCounty(6) De Baca County (6)  ChavesCounty(34) Chaves County (34)  GuadalupeCounty(13) Guadalupe County (13)  LincolnCounty(65) Lincoln County (65)  QuayCounty(15) Quay County (15)  RooseveltCounty(5) Roosevelt County (5)
Fort Sumner is the county seat for De Baca County
Fort Sumner is in De Baca County
      De Baca County (6)  
ADJACENT TO DE BACA COUNTY
      Chaves County (34)  
      Guadalupe County (13)  
      Lincoln County (65)  
      Quay County (15)  
      Roosevelt County (5)  
 
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1New Mexico (De Baca County), Fort Sumner — Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation(Old Fort Sumner, 1862 – 1869)
The U.S. Army established Fort Sumner in 1862 as a supply and control point for the Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation. About 10,000 Navajo were forcibly relocated from the Four-Corners Region during the tragic march known as the Long Walk. About 500 . . . Map (db m73718) HM
2New Mexico (De Baca County), Fort Sumner — Bosque Redondo Indian ReservationFort Sumner 1862 - 1868
You are entering the grounds of historic Fort Sumner, headquarters of the Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation. Over 400 Mescalero Apache and 7,000 Navajo were held here as prisoners of war. The museum tells their stories.Map (db m145060) HM
3New Mexico (De Baca County), Fort Sumner — Fort Sumner
Population 1,250 – Elevation 4,028 ft. Named for the fort built in 1862 to guard the Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation, the town of Fort Sumner grew out of settlements clustering around the Maxwell family properties. It moved to its . . . Map (db m73721) HM
4New Mexico (De Baca County), Fort Sumner — Fort Sumner
Population 1,250 – Elevation 4,028 ft. Named for the fort built in 1862 to guard the Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation, the town of Fort Sumner grew out of settlements clustering around the Maxwell family properties. It moved to its . . . Map (db m73722) HM
5New Mexico (De Baca County), Fort Sumner — Lucien Bonaparte Maxwell
A native of Kaskaskia, Ill, a fur trader and trapper who by industry, good fortune and trading became sole owner in 1864 of the largest single tract of land owned by any one individual in the United States. Maxwell founded the First National Bank . . . Map (db m73719) HM
6New Mexico (De Baca County), Fort Sumner — Old Fort Sumner and “Billy the Kid’s” Grave
Fort Sumner was established in 1862 to guard the Navajo and Apaches on the Bosque Redondo reservation. It was discontinued as a military post in 1868 and the buildings and site sold to Lucien B. Maxwell. William "Billy the Kid" Bonney was killed . . . Map (db m73713) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022