La Mesilla

La Mesilla (HM498)

Location: Las Cruces, NM 88005 Dona Ana County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 16.454', W 106° 47.728'

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After the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which concluded the Mexican War in 1848, the Mexican government commissioned Cura Ram?n Ortiz to settle Mesilla. He brought families from New Mexico and from Paso del Norte (modern Ci?dad Ju?rez) to populate the Mesilla Civil Colony Grant, which by 1850 had over 800 inhabitants.
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HM NumberHM498
Series This marker is part of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 2:00pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 330903 N 3572248
Decimal Degrees32.27423333, -106.79546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 16.454', W 106° 47.728'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 16' 27.24" N, 106° 47' 43.68" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2340-2484 Calle Principal, Las Cruces NM 88005, US
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