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

Murphy-Dolan Store

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
1. Murphy-Dolan Store Marker
Inscription. Built in 1874, as place of business and residence of L.G. Murphy & Co., a dominant factor in area in 1870's, and headquarters of the Murphy faction during Lincoln County War. Firm failed, and store became county gov't and judicial center for 33 years.
 
Erected 1950 by Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission.
 
Location. 33° 29.623′ N, 105° 23.439′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 380 at milepost 97.5, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln NM 88338, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Old Wortley Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the McSween Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Dolan Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tunstall-McSween Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Squire Wilson's Home (approx. mile away); Torreon (approx. 0.3 miles away); San Juan Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Also see . . .  Legends of America. Lawrence Murphy, a Civil War Veteran, cattleman, and businessman, would be one of the
Murphy-Dolan Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
2. Murphy-Dolan Store Marker
primary instigators in New Mexico's Lincoln County War. (Submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
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Murphy-Dolan Store image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
3. Murphy-Dolan Store
Murphy-Dolan Store image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
4. Murphy-Dolan Store
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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