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Near Corona in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Greathouse Station and Tavern

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
1. Greathouse Station and Tavern Marker
Inscription. In late November, 1880, William “Billy the Kid” Bonney, David Rudabaugh and William Wilson were hiding out near here at a store and tavern operated by James Greathouse and a partner named Kuch. The night of November 27, they were surrounded by a posse. Duputy James Carlyle was accidentally killed when he attemped to negotiate the outlaw's surrender. Bonney and his companions escaped unharmed.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Location. 34° 14.155′ N, 105° 36.86′ W. Marker is near Corona, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 54 at milepost 168.5) and Mayeux Road, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corona NM 88318, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corona, New Mexico (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cedarvale (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
2. back of Greathouse Station and Tavern Marker
Points of Interest
New Mexico's Historic Markers typically have a map on the back side showing the location of other OSHM's. This is an excellent source of information when exploring for other Historical Markers and locations.
Greathouse Station and Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
3. Greathouse Station and Tavern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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