Founding Women of Albuquerque
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 35° 05.793 W 106° 40.040
13S E 348024 N 3885022
Quick Description: This New Mexico Historic Women Marker is located in the landscape median located in the south parking lot of the Albuquerque Museum on 19th Street.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2011 6:23:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMCTA5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Geo Ferret
Views: 9

Long Description:
Marker Text:
In February 1706 several families participated in the founding of Albuquerque but the names of only 22 are preserved in the historical record. Within those families were many women honored as being founders of La Villa San Felipe de Alburquerque. Their success in the face of incredible challenges is testament to their courage and bravery. Their names are recorded on the back of this marker.

Founding Women of Albuquerque
Isabel Cedillo Rico de Rojas
María de la Encarnación
Francisca de Góngora
Gregoria de Góngora
María Gutiérrez
Juana Hurtado
Juana López del Castillo
Antonia Gregoria Lucero de Godoy
Leonor Luján Domínguez
Francisca Montoya
Juana Montoya
María Montoya
Clementa de Ortega
María de Ortega
María de Ribera
Jacinta Romero
Gregoria Ruiz
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Link to History,Plaque or Sign:: Not listed

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