Lincoln in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected 1950 by Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 33° 29.623′ N, 105° 23.441′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Billy the Kid Trail (U.S. 380 at milepost 97.5), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln NM 88338, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Lincoln Historic District (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the McSween Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Dolan Home Tunstall-McSween Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Squire Wilson's Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Torreon (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
Also see . . . Legends of America. Lawrence Murphy, a Civil War Veteran, cattleman, and businessman, would be one of the primary instigators in New Mexico's Lincoln County War. (Submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 919 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on July 5, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.