Socorro - Socorro, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 34° 02.619 W 106° 54.511
13S E 323830 N 3768638
Quick Description: This New Mexico Historical Marker is at a road side pull out on Highway 60 in Socorro, New Mexico.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 1/5/2021 6:56:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM13M86
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
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Long Description:
This New Mexico Historical Marker is at a road side pull out on the east side of Highway 60 in Socorro. There is room for a few vehicles to park near the marker. The text of the marker is

The Piro Indian pueblo Teypana was visited by Juan de Oñate in 1598. The people of the village reportedly supplied corn to Oñate who bestowed the name Socorro ("aid" in Spanish) on the pueblo. In 1626, the mission of Nuestra Señora de Socorro was built at the nearby pueblo of Pilabó. Abandoned during the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, the present town was founded in 1815

The back of the marker displays the usual "Points of Interest" map.
Link to History,Plaque or Sign:: [Web Link]

Additional Point: N 34° 02.615 W 106° 54.515

History:: Not listed

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