Silver City in Grant County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
1870's Log Cabin
This 1870's style cabin was a gift from movie producer/director Ron Howard. It fits the era in which Billy the Kid lived here. The cabin was a part of the set of his 2003 movie “The Missing.”
The NM Dept. of Tourism negotiated the gift.
Billy the Kid Homesite
Billy the Kid lived in a small log house on this location from 1873-1875
He lived with his mother Catherine (died 1874), his brother Joe, and his stepfather William Antrim. The cabin was torn down in 1894.
Erected by Silver City.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 2003.
Location. 32° 46.193′ N, 108° 16.519′ W. Marker is in Silver City, New Mexico, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of North Hudson Street and East Broadway, on the right when traveling south on North Hudson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silver City NM 88061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anita Scott Coleman (a few steps from this marker); An Oasis in the Desert (within shouting distance of this marker); Destroyed by FloodsProtecting our Watershed (within shouting distance of this marker); Changing Values (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); O.B. McClintock Bank Clock (about 400 feet away); Municipal Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Silver City Centennial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver City.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.