On the Camino Real
— Population 2,763 - Elevation 5,050 —The Pueblo Indian province of Tiguex, in the area of Bernalillo, served as winter headquarters for Francisco Vquez de Coronado in 1540-42 during his explorations of the Southwest. Bernalillo was founded after the Spanish reconquest of New Mexico by Diego de Vargas in 1692. Vargas died here in 1704.
|Series||This marker is part of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series|
|Placed By||New Mexico Historic Preservation Division|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 5:00am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13S E 355067 N 3912439|
|Decimal Degrees||35.34471667, -106.59491667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 20.683', W 106° 35.695'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 20' 40.98" N, 106° 35' 41.70" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6921 Merlot Dr NE, Rio Rancho NM 87144, US|
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