Mormon Battalion Historical Marker

Mormon Battalion Historical Marker (HMPMV)

Location: Hillsboro, NM 88042 Sierra County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 39.983', W 107° 31.05'

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Photo Credits: [1] JOEL NAVARRO  
"History may be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry"

Lt. Col. Cooke

The Mormon Battalion, of some 500 men marched through this area during November of 1846. The march covered over 2000 miles from Council Bluffs, Iowa to San Diego, California.
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I Saw The Marker

The marker is a pyramid shape on the right side of the road going north about halfway between Nutt and the ghost town of Lake Valley.

Dec 11, 2016 at 9:03am PST by joelnav10

Series This marker is part of the Mormon Battalion series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassNeither
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Year Placed1988
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 10:36am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 263912 N 3617103
Decimal Degrees32.66638333, -107.51750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 39.983', W 107° 31.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 39' 58.9800" N, 107° 31' 3.0000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)505
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near NM-27, Hillsboro NM 88042, US
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