Mary Ann Deming Crocker

Mary Ann Deming Crocker (HM2AID)

Location: Deming, NM 88030 Luna County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 16.127', W 107° 45.014'

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Namesake of Deming

—(1829-1889) —

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Born in 1827, Mary Ann Deming was married to Charles Crocker, one of the founders of the Central Pacific Railroad. A "silver spike" was driven here in 1881 that commemorated connecting the Southern Pacific and Santa Fe railroads, and signaled completion of the nation's second transcontinental railroad. The new settlement was christened Deming in Mary's honor for her generosity and benevolence to many charitable causes for the poor.

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New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative


The New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative was founded in 2005 by members of the New Mexico Women's Forum in a statewide effort to recognize women's contributions to New Mexico history on the state's Official Scenic Historic Markers. The Initiative ensures that women's diverse histories will be remembered and told, and will inspire and provide a guide for future generations. The 2006 Legislature funded the project.
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Placed ByNew Mexico Historic Preservation Division
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 5:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 240943 N 3573549
Decimal Degrees32.26878333, -107.75023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 16.127', W 107° 45.014'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 16' 7.6199999999999" N, 107° 45' 0.84000000000017" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 E Pine St, Deming NM 88030, US
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