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This is a two-sided marker Front Side: Born in 1827, Mary Ann Deming was married to Charles Crocker, one of the founders of the Central Pacific Railroad. A "silver spike" was driven here in 1881 that commemorated connecting the Souther…
Linking the Southern Pacific railroad with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroads at Deming in the Territory of New Mexico. Deming celebrates our state's centennial this March 3, 2012
This is a two-sided marker Front Side: Immortalized in literature and film, Kentucky native Carlotta Thurmond was the inspiration for Miss Kitty on television's "Gunsmoke." Having toured Europe's best gambling houses as a child with he…
Located on the rugged slopes of the Florida Mountains, this is one of the most unusual parks in the nation. Here "rockhounds" are encouraged to take home samples (up to 15 pounds) of rocks and minerals. The park also offers camping and picnicking …
Here crossed the first road to Southern California opened for wagons by Capt. Cooke, who passed here in command of the Mormon Battalion, Nov. 1846 - later it became the California Emigrant Road - from 1858-1861, the route of the Butterfield Overla…
In Memory of those 2403 Heroes who made the supreme sacrifice and to the survivors of Pearl Harbor Oahu, Hawaii December 7, 1941A day that will live in infamy * * * "Remember Pearl Harbor" "Keep America Alert"
Jan. 1941 - The New Mexico National Guard was inducted into federal service. They were trained at Ft. Bliss and became the 200th Coast Artillery (AA). Sept. 1941 - The 200th Coast Artillery (AA) was sent to the Philippines. Dec. 1941 - Immed…
Built in 1916 in reaction to border conflicts arising our of the Mexican Revolution Site No. 584 A Register Cultural Property State of New Mexico
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Built 1898. Also known as the Untied States Custom House. Site No. 1499 A Register Cultural Property State of New …
In 1846, while leading the Mormon Battalion to California during the Mexican War, Lt. Col. Philip St. George Cooke blazed a wagon road from New Mexico to the West Coast. The potential use of the route for the railroad construction was one of the r…