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Goodnight-Loving Trail -- US 380 nr the Pecos River, E of Roswell NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 33° 23.836 W 104° 24.202
13S E 555484 N 3695488
Quick Description: A historic marker for the Goodnight-Loving cattle drive trail east of Roswell on the US 380 near its crossing of the Pecos River
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 9/11/2014 4:26:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMMF7Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 1

Long Description:
This historic marker is on the US 380 E of Roswell. It is one of FOUR in Chaves County about the Goodnight Loving Trail.

The marker reads as follows:

GOODNIGHT-LOVING TRAIL

This famous old cattle trail, running 2000 miles from Texas to Wyoming, was blazed in 1866 by Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving. In New Mexico, the trail followed the Pecos Rover north to Fort Sumner, where the government needed beef to feed the Navajos at the Bosque Redondo Reservation.
History::
GOODNIGHT-LOVING TRAIL This famous old cattle trail, running 2000 miles from Texas to Wyoming, was blazed in 1866 by Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving. In New Mexico, the trail followed the Pecos Rover north to Fort Sumner, where the government needed beef to feed the Navajos at the Bosque Redondo Reservation.


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Benchmark Blasterz visited Goodnight-Loving Trail -- US 380 nr the Pecos River, E of Roswell NM 9/12/2014 Benchmark Blasterz visited it