La Joya de Sevilleta

La Joya de Sevilleta (HM19O9)

Location: La Joya, NM 87028 Socorro County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 20.68', W 106° 50.645'

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Present-day La Joya is located near the site of an ancient Piro Indian Pueblo that the Spanish named Nueva Sevilla, or Sevilleta. During the eighteenth century, this was the southernmost settlement along the Camino Real before the travelers ended the despoblado, or uninhabited area, between here and El Paso del Norte. Every fall, caravans assembled here in preparation for this portion of the journey.
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HM NumberHM19O9
Series This marker is part of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series
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Placed ByNew Mexico Historic Preservation Division
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 330383 N 3801913
Decimal Degrees34.34466667, -106.84408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 20.68', W 106° 50.645'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 20' 40.80" N, 106° 50' 38.70" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 512 De La Escuela Calle, La Joya NM 87028, US
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