Elevation 4,245Lordsburg was founded in 1880 on the route of the Southern Pacific Railroad, near that used by the Butterfield Overland Mail Co., 1858-1861. The town was named for Delbert Lord, an engineer with the railroad. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed his famed Spirit of St. Louis on Lordsburg. For years, the town catered to motorists traveling the Old Spanish Trail highway and later U.S. 80.
|Placed By||New Mexico Historic Preservation Division|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:06pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 713299 N 3581979|
|Decimal Degrees||32.35441667, -108.73328333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 21.265', W 108° 43.997'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 21' 15.90" N, 108° 43' 59.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 602-998 W Motel Dr, Lordsburg NM 88045, US|
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