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

Montano Store

 
 
Montano Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
1. Montano Store Marker
Inscription. Owned by Montano family, one of first in Lincoln. Operated as a general store by Jose Montano, neutral in Lincoln County War. Its 25 man garrison of McSween men, led by Martin Chaves, were driven out by Col. Dudley and troops in July fight.
 
Erected 1950 by Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission.
 
Location. 33° 29.499′ N, 105° 23.086′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 380 at milepost 97.9, 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. Col. Dudley's Camping Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Earliest Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); San Juan Church (about 400 feet away); Torreon (about 500 feet away); Site of Squire Wilson's Home (about 500 feet away); Tunstall-McSween Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Dolan Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the McSween Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Montano Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
2. Montano Store Marker
Montano Store image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
3. Montano Store
 
 
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