Roswell to Dedicate Pirsoner of War Camp Scenic Historic Marker

ROSWELL IS GETTING ITS OWN SCENIC HISTORIC MARKER. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE ROSWELL PRISONER OF WAR CAMP OFFICIAL SCENIC HISTORIC MARKER IS IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF THE INTERSECTION OF ORCHARD PARK ROAD AND US 285. ROSWELL CITY COUNCILOR STEVE HENDERSON AND LOCAL HISTORIAN DALE ECK SUBMITTED THE APPLICATION AN BACKGROUND RESEARCH TO THE NEW MEXICO HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION. IT WAS APPROVED BY THE CULTURAL PROPERTIES REVIEW COMMITTEE. THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION FUNDED, INSTALLED AND WILL MAINTAIN THE MARKER. THERE’S A DEDICATION CEREMONY PLANNED FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13th AT 1-30 IN THE AFTERNOON.