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Tucumcari Mountain -- Tucumcari NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 35° 10.331 W 103° 41.631
13S E 618941 N 3892918
Quick Description: One of 2 NM Historic markers about the cool Route 66 town of Tucumcari NM, on old Rte 66 itself
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 8/18/2014 2:35:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMM9RW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 7

Long Description:
On old US 66 outside of town, a small roadside park contains 2 historic makers about this historic town.

This marker is for Tucimcari Mountain, and reads as follows:

"Tucumcari Mountain has long been a landmark for travelers along the Canadian River. Pedro Vial mentioned it in 1793, while opening a trail between Santa Fe and St. Louis. In order to find the best route from Arkansas to California, Capt. Randolph B. Marcy led an expedition past here in 1849."
History::
http://www.nmhistoricmarkers.org/historicmarkers.php


Link to History,Plaque or Sign:: [Web Link]

Additional Point: Not Listed

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