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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YXT_continental-oil-company-station-1_Roswell-NM.html
Built circa 1920 Unique example of an early filling station designed in residential Tudor Revival Style.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YXS_roswells-military-institutes_Roswell-NM.html
Joseph C. Lea enrolled his son Wildy in Fort Worth University, a noted military school. Lea was so impressed with his son's education that he recruited the superintendent of the school, Colonel Robert S. Goss, to found a military institute in Rosw…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YH3_susan-mcsween-barber-cattle-queen-of-new-mexico-1845-1931_Carrizozo-NM.html
Her second husband was George Barber. Under the Desert Land Act, they patented 400 acres in 1883. The act required irrigating the land and in 1881 Susan built a dam across Three Rivers stream and a half-mile ditch to convey water to her property. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y31_homesteader-mary-ellen-mollie-hall-warren-klapp-1862-1933-historical_Moriarty-NM.html
Eighty-million acres of public land in the West went into private ownership by 1900 through the 1862 Homestead Act. New Mexico drew hundreds of settlers who built homes and farmed 160-acre allotments in pursuit of a better life. Mollie Klapp was o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y2Z_ada-mcpherson-morley-1852-1917-historical_Datil-NM.html
Ada McPherson Morley ran a ranch outside of Datil, New Mexico where she raised three children, including Agnes Morley Cleaveland. A crusader for women's rights, she opposed the infamous Santa Fe Ring, worked for women's suffrage for over thirty ye…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XY0_humble-beginnings-historical_Roswell-NM.html
Roswell's first building was erected near this spot. Built by James Patterson, the 15 by 15 foot trading post was a rest stop along the Goodnight Loving Cattle Trail. The trading post was later acquired by Van C. Smith who, around 1870, added onto…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XXZ_roswells-first-general-store-and-post-office-historical_Roswell-NM.html
Roswell's first general store and post office stood near this spot. The building was constructed by Van C. Smith in 1870 and hosted a somewhat famous postmaster, Ash Upton, who was a political player in the Lincoln County War and the ghost writer …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XVP_chaves-county-veterans-war-memorial-a-war-memorial_Roswell-NM.html
Memorial Wall Dedicated To All Citizens Of Chaves County Who Served And Died Defending Our Freedom ( engraved on the stone wall ) World War I Pvt. Alter, Cecil W. · Baker, Ray A. · Bozarth, Lewis Hath · P…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XVO_chaves-county-court-house-historical_Roswell-NM.html
Chaves County Courthouse has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1985
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XVN_n-m-200th-coast-artillery-aa-regt-a-war-memorial_Roswell-NM.html
In Memoriam N.M. 200th Coast Artillery AA Regt. 8 Dec.1941 - First Into Battle W.W.II 15 Aug. 1945 - Liberated From Death Camps "Let Us Not Forget Their Faith In God and Country" Donated by V.F.W. Post 2575 30 May 1959
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