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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."

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

Additional Point: Not Listed

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