Women of the Camino Real

Women of the Camino Real (HMUCL)

Location: Magdalena, NM 87825 Socorro County
Buy New Mexico State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 33° 37.28', W 107° 8.254'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 206 views
Inscription
Front of Marker
In 1598 the first Spanish settlers in New Mexico traveled up the Camino Real from north-central Mexico. Of the 560 people so far identified on that expedition, at least 20 percent were women. They came on foot, on wagons or horseback, and were the first of thousands of women who suffered the arduous journey traveling back and forth, sometimes more than once, on the trail.

Rear of Marker
The legacy of these women is evident from place names, communities like Socorro, which bear their names. Some women came as heads-of-households while others followed their husbands and families. Some even came as slaves. They all played an important role in expanding and colonizing New Mexico. Women defined the culture, history and traditions of New Mexico throughout the 17th and 18th centuries.
Details
HM NumberHMUCL
Series This marker is part of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series
Tags
Placed ByNew Mexico Historic Preservation Division
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:56pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 301710 N 3722220
Decimal Degrees33.62133333, -107.13756667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 37.28', W 107° 8.254'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 37' 16.80" N, 107° 8' 15.24" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 217 Canam Hwy, Magdalena NM 87825, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Paraje De Fra Cristobal
0 miles
Fort Craig
0.02 miles
Vquez de Coronado's Route
0.02 miles
Paraje De Fra Cristobal
0.11 miles
Fort Craig Rest Area
0.11 miles
Espejo's Expedition
0.11 miles
Fort Craig
7.18 miles
San Antonio
25.46 miles
San Pedro
26.52 miles
Carthage-Tokay-Farley
29.96 miles
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. What year was the marker erected?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?