White Oaks in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Susan McSween Barber
“Cattle Queen of New Mexico”
— 1845–1931 —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
Location. 33° 44.496′ N, 105° 44.809′ W. Marker is in White Oaks, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on State Road 349, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carrizozo NM 88301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White Oaks (approx. 0.7 miles away); Carrizozo (approx. 9.3 miles away); a different marker also named Carrizozo (approx. Carrizozo (approx. 9.9 miles away); Malpais (approx. 10 miles away); Carrizozo Woman's Club (approx. 10.2 miles away); a different marker also named Carrizozo (approx. 10.8 miles away); Capitán (approx. 15.6 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker is adjacent to the Cedarvale Cemetery, where Susan McSween Barber is buried.
Regarding Susan McSween Barber. Susan McSween Barber was the the widow of Alexander McSween, a leading factor in the Lincoln County War, who was shot and killed by members of the Murphy-Dolan faction.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2017, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 753 times since then and 223 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 24, 2017, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.