Point of Rocks
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 36° 18.332 W 104° 11.292
13S E 572883 N 4018143
Quick Description: Marker for historic landmark along the Santa Fe Trail.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2012 7:48:26 AM
Waymark Code: WME7Q9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
Views: 5

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Point of Rocks

Point of Rocks was a major landmark along the Santa Fe Trail.  Located in Jicarilla Apache country, it was near here that the party of Santa Fe merchant J.W. White was attacked in 1849.  Kit Carson was a member of the military party organized to rescue White's wife and daughter.

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