Albuquerque - On the Camino Real - Albuquerque, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 35° 03.922 W 106° 46.448
13S E 338227 N 3881731
Quick Description: The Albuquerque historical marker sits on the south side of Historic Route 66, west of Albuquerque.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 7/5/2015 2:21:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMP5KJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Geo Ferret
Views: 7

Long Description:
Marker Text:
Spanish settlers had lived here before the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, but the area was resettled when the "Villa de Alburquerque" was founded in 1706. In addition to promoting colonization, the new town was intended to provide protection from attacks by Indians in Rio Abajo, or lower Rio Grande Valley.

The back of the marker is a map of the area. There are at least 7 bullet holes in the marker.
Link to History,Plaque or Sign:: [Web Link]

History:: Not listed

Additional Point: Not Listed

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