Oñate's Route

Oñate's Route (HM3X5)

Location: Anthony, NM 88021 Dona Ana County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 0.385', W 106° 34.907'

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On the Camino Real

Juan de Oñate, first governor of New Mexico, passed near here with his colonizing expedition in May, 1598. Traveling north, he designated official campsites (called parajes) on the Camino Real, used by expeditions that followed. In Oñate's caravan were 129 men, many with their families and servants.

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El Camino Real
The King's Highway

The oldest historical road in the United States, running over 2000 miles from Mexico City to Taos. Parts of the Camino Real were used by Spanish explorers in the 1580s, but it was formally established in 1598 by Juan de Oñate, New Mexico's first colonizer and governor. It was later referred to as the Chihuahua Trail.
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HM NumberHM3X5
Series This marker is part of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:59am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 350594 N 3542240
Decimal Degrees32.00641667, -106.58178333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 0.385', W 106° 34.907'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 0' 23.10" N, 106° 34' 54.42" W
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Area Code(s)505, 915
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1207-1299 I-10, Anthony NM 88021, US
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