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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMG4K_peralta_Peralta-NM.html
One of the last skirmishes of the Civil War in New Mexico took place here on April 15, 1862. The Sibley Brigade, retreating to Texas, camped at the hacienda of Governor Henry Connelly, a few miles from Peralta.Here the Confederates were routed by …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMG4I_fort-craig_San-Antonio-NM.html
Fort Craig, which replaced Fort Conrad located about nine miles north, was established to control Indian raids along the Jornada del Muerto. Troops from Fort Craig were defeated by Confederate forces at the Battle of Valverde, 7 miles distant, in …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMF45_footloose-in-farmington_Farmington-NM.html
Farmington, New Mexico, the heart of the Four Corners, boasts a thriving downtown, where character, history and culture fuse in a mixture of places and events. Originally the land in what is now Northwest New Mexico was known as T?ta'  in Nav…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMF2T_farmington-new-mexico_Farmington-NM.html
First settled 1876 to 1878 by families of William and Marion B. Hendrickson, Charles and Milton Virden, Orville Pyle, A.F. Miller and William Lock. The first school-house was built in 1879; the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1886. William Lock star…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM9S6_trinity-site_San-Antonio-NM.html
The world's first atomic explosion occurred on July 16, 1945, at the Trinity Site near the north end of the historic Jornada del Muerto. It marked the beginning of the nuclear age, and the culmination of the Manhattan Project. The site, now part o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM9S5_mcdonald-ranch-house-trinity-site_Rome-NM.html
Restored byUS Army White Sands Missile RangeUS Department of EnergyNational Park Service1984In the front room of this humble ranch house the world's first nuclear device was assembled on 13 July 1945. The device was then taken to Trinity Site, two…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM96C_el-morro-national-monument-inscription-rock_Ramah-NM.html
Until it was by-passed by the railroad in the1880's, its waterhole made El Morro animportant stop for travelers in the Acoma-Zuni region. Numerous inscriptions carvedin the sandstone date from the prehistoric,Spanish, Mexican, and Territorial peri…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM4AA_casa-de-armijo_Albuquerque-NM.html
Built in 1706 and occupied for many generations by the Armijo family who were prominent in local history. This hacienda was gay with social life. During the turmoil of the early settlement the Mexican, Spanish and American Civil War occupation …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM49E_the-gadsden-purchase-celebration_Las-Cruces-NM.html
The Gadsden Purchase celebration held at Mesilla New Mexico in 1854.? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? By A. J. Fountain Sr.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM49D_head-quarters-dept-of-new-mexico_Las-Cruces-NM.html
I. The laws of the United States having been extended by proclamation over the Mesilla Valley and the territory recently acquired from the Republic of Mexico, the undersigned as military Commander of the same directs that Lt. Colonel Miles 3rd Inf…