Population—2,469 - Elevation—4,620 ft.The Spanish explorer Antonio de Espejo passed through this area in 1583, as did Gaspar Castaño de Sosa in 1590. Santa Rosa, the Guadalupe County seat, was laid out on the ranch of Celso Baca y Baca, a politician and rancher in the late 1800s. It was named for his wife, Doña Rosa.
|Placed By||New Mexico Historic Preservation Division|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 9:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13S E 532026 N 3867327|
|Decimal Degrees||34.94795000, -104.64925000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 56.877', W 104° 38.955'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 56' 52.62" N, 104° 38' 57.3" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3501-3695 US-84, Santa Rosa NM 88435, US|
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