Don Francisco Cuervo Y Valdes

Don Francisco Cuervo Y Valdes (HM1C1E)

Location: Albuquerque, NM 87104 Bernalillo County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 5.891', W 106° 40.234'

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Founder of Albuquerque

— April 23, 1706 —

Illustrious son of the Province of Asturias Spain, Governor of New Mexico.Sculpture funded by the City of Albuquerque 1% for Arts Program as per City Council Resolution 57, 1984.Buck McCain, Artist, Santa Fe Bronze, Inc. Foundry.Dedication Ceremonies held April 23, 1988 · El dia 23 de abril de 1706... "Certifico a su Majestad...a sus Virreyes...como funde una Villa en las Orillas y Vegas del Rio del Norte en buen paraje de tierras, aguas postos y lena...llamandola y nombrandola la Villa de Albuquerque"On April 23 1706 ... "Your Majesty ... your viceroys certify...founding a town on the banks of the River of the North. Springs in a good spot of land, water and wood...naming it Villa de Albuquerque"
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HM NumberHM1C1E
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Year Placed1988
Placed ByCity of Albuquerque
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 7:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 347732 N 3885207
Decimal Degrees35.09818333, -106.67056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 5.891', W 106° 40.234'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 5' 53.46" N, 106° 40' 14.04" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2114-2148 Charlevoix St NW, Albuquerque NM 87104, US
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