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Los Portales Springs

Portales, NM, USA
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Los Portales, the site of a fresh water spring located among overhanging natural formations which according to Hispanic folklore reminded Spanish explorers of porches. During the late 19th century, this spring became an important stopping place along the trail between Fort Sumner and west Texas.

Last updated: 10/12/2009 15:10:00