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GPS:           Latitude: 36.62085 N     Longitude: -105.28725 W   
 
GPS:           Latitude: 36.62085 N     Longitude: -105.28725 W   
  
Map:            [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2146629&CScnty=1932& Interactive Map]  
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Map:            [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2146629&CScnty=1932& Interactive Map] 1, [http://www.panoramio.com/photo/20964386 Map 2],
  
Photos:        [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2146629&CScnty=1932& 2]  
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Photos:         [http://realtravel.com/dp-25007-449676-querinda_park_photos-x-p_7 1], [http://www.texasescapes.com/NewMexico/Elizabethtown-Cemetery-New-Mexico.htm  6],  [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2146629&CScnty=1932& 2], [http://www.legendsofamerica.com/HC-ETown5.html 5], [http://www.panoramio.com/photo/22434061 5],
  
History:  
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History:        This was the first county seat for Colfax County. There was considerable mining in this area for decades
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                   after the US Civil War. History [http://www.legendsofamerica.com/HC-ETown5.html 1],
  
 
Interments:   154 - 184.   [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2146629 Details] 1 , [http://files.usgwarchives.net/nm/colfax/cemeteries/elizabeth.txt Details] 2, [http://files.usgwarchives.net/nm/colfax/cemeteries/cemlist.txt Details 3], [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nma/colfax/elizabethtown_cemetery.htm Details 4],  
 
Interments:   154 - 184.   [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2146629 Details] 1 , [http://files.usgwarchives.net/nm/colfax/cemeteries/elizabeth.txt Details] 2, [http://files.usgwarchives.net/nm/colfax/cemeteries/cemlist.txt Details 3], [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nma/colfax/elizabethtown_cemetery.htm Details 4],  
  
Helpful Links:<br>
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Helpful Links: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabethtown,_New_Mexico Wikipedia]; Ghost towns [http://books.google.com/books?id=SRwANLebiBcC&pg=PA53&lpg=PA53&dq=%22elizabethtown+cemetery%22+new+mexico&source=bl&ots=f8SSd-nBGu&sig=8VBV_CVVjs506h_s6gIkx45uOns&hl=en&ei=9D9WS8S9HYiVtgeemv3vAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CB8Q6AEwCTgU#v=onepage&q=%22elizabethtown%20cemetery%22%20new%20mexico&f=false alive].; New Mexico[http://www.legendsofamerica.com/HC-ETown1.html Legends]; Old West Legends [http://www.legendsofamerica.com/PicturePages/PP-Elizabethtown1StreetScene.html photos];
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Elizabethtown [http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/nm/elizabethtown.html photos];&nbsp;history and [http://www.sangres.com/newmexico/colfax/elizabethtown.htm photos]; Ghost[http://www.ghoststudies.com/elizabethtown_new_mexico%20page.htm studies]; History of[http://books.google.com/books?id=C7Q1AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA958&lpg=PA958&dq=%22elizabethtown+,+new+mexico&source=bl&ots=4xCkUdoHUx&sig=oByX-3IqD9dqHAks0dYWiBkFQSw&hl=en&ei=tkZWS6CKA8qWtgfFw7SmBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=8&ved=0CBYQ6AEwBzgK#v=onepage&q=%22elizabethtown%20%2C%20new%20mexico&f=false New Mexico]; <br>
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[[Category:Colfax_County,_New_Mexico]] [[Category:Cemeteries_in_New_Mexico]]

Revision as of 22:40, 1 February 2010

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,

Helpful Links: Wikipedia; Ghost towns alive.; New MexicoLegends; Old West Legends photos;

                    Elizabethtown photos; history and photos; Ghoststudies; History ofNew Mexico;