“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hillsboro, New Mexico

Clickable Map of Sierra 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> Sierra County, NM (16) Catron County, NM (11) Doña Ana County, NM (57) Grant County, NM (40) Lincoln County, NM (65) Luna County, NM (23) Otero County, NM (20) Socorro County, NM (38)  SierraCounty(16) Sierra County (16)  CatronCounty(11) Catron County (11)  DoñaAnaCounty(57) Doña Ana County (57)  GrantCounty(40) Grant County (40)  LincolnCounty(65) Lincoln County (65)  LunaCounty(23) Luna County (23)  OteroCounty(20) Otero County (20)  SocorroCounty(38) Socorro County (38)
Truth or Consequences is the county seat for Sierra County
Hillsboro is in Sierra County
      Sierra County (16)  
      Catron County (11)  
      Doña Ana County (57)  
      Grant County (40)  
      Lincoln County (65)  
      Luna County (23)  
      Otero County (20)  
      Socorro County (38)  
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1New Mexico (Sierra County), Hillsboro — Ebin (Eben) Stanley14 February 1844-19 November 1904 — Indian Wars Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient —
Near this spot lie the unidentified remains of an American Hero, Ebin Stanley, born Decatur County, Iowa. Ebin served with the 3rd and 5th U.S. Cavalry from 1861 to 1873. Variously described as a rancher, miner, hotel operator, Indian Scout, and . . . Map (db m62894) HM WM
2New Mexico (Sierra County), Hillsboro — HillsboroHistoric District
Hillsboro was founded in the 1870’s after gold and silver was discovered in the surrounding Black Range. The town developed into an important mining and ranching center, and served as the Sierra County seat from 1884 to 1939. It was the site of . . . Map (db m38207) HM
3New Mexico (Sierra County), Hillsboro — James McNally1839 - 1904
Near this spot lie the unidentified remains of a true American hero. Born in Ireland in 1839, James McNally served in the 3rd and 8th US Cavalry from 1858 to 1883. He was wounded during the Civil War Battle of Valverde, NM. 21 February 1862. After . . . Map (db m38209) HM
4New Mexico (Sierra County), Hillsboro — Miller Drug Store
Built in 1879, this building has been a mercantile, pharmacy, grocery, post office and telephone exchange. Site No. 1304 A Registered Cultural Property State of New MexicoMap (db m38296) HM
5New Mexico (Sierra County), Hillsboro — Mormon Battalion Historical Marker
"History may be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry" Lt. Col. Cooke The Mormon Battalion, of some 500 men marched through this area during November of 1846. The march covered over 2000 miles from Council Bluffs, Iowa to San . . . Map (db m38297) HM
6New Mexico (Sierra County), Hillsboro — Percha Creek
Built in 1927, this historic Warren deck truss bridge spans Percha Creek, cutting through an impassable but beautiful gorge below. The bridge was constructed during a difficult project to build the Black Range Highway, now NM 152. This structure has . . . Map (db m38208) HM
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7New Mexico (Sierra County), Hillsboro — Sadie Orchard(1860 - 1943)
Arriving in the silver mining boomtown of Kingston in 1886, Sadie Jane Creech Orchard is arguably the most colorful woman in New Mexico history. Sadie opened brothels, worked as a prostitute, built and operated hotels, restaurants, and co-owned and . . . Map (db m97441) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022