Elizabethtown, Colfax County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details

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Elizabethtown Cemetery

Address:

Location:      North of Eagle Nest, N.M., between Red River, NM and Eagle Nest. West of State Road 38. From Eagle Nest

                   go north on 38 for about 5 miles, (between mile markers 24 and 25). Take Comanche Creek Road / County

                   Road B-21 to the west toward Elizabeth town Museum for .2 miles. At the fork turn left (south) on Comanche

                  Creek Road. Turn right (west) on County Road B-20. At the first fork turn right (north), about one block.

                  Cemetery is at the top of the hill and gate at the end of the road.

Size:           394 feet by 417 feet.

Elevation:     8,600 feet

GPS:           Latitude: 36.62085 N     Longitude: -105.28725 W 

Map:            Interactive Map 1, Map 2,

Photos:         1 6,  2, 5, 5,

History:        This was the first county seat for Colfax County. There was considerable mining in this area for decades

                   after the US Civil War. History 1,

Interments:   154 - 184.   Details 1 , Details 2, Details 3, Details 4,

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