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.
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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anita Scott Coleman (a few steps from this marker); O.B. McClintock Bank Clock (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Municipal Museum (approx. Silver City Centennial (approx. 0.3 miles away); GFWC Silver City Women's Club (approx. 0.9 miles away); Silver City (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Silver City Cemetery (approx. 1½ miles away); Pinos Altos (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver City.
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.