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Silver City in Grant County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Old Silver City Cemetery

"Memory Lane"

 

Established ca. 1882

 
Old Silver City Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 11, 2018
1. Old Silver City Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In this pioneer cemetery, still in use today, lie the remains of early settlers, merchants, miners, politicians and railroad men who contributed to the development of southwestern New Mexico. Among those buried here are Kathrine Antrim (1829-1874), mother of Billy the Kid; Ben V. Lilly (1853-1936), renowned hunter and guide for Theodore Roosevelt; John Bullard (1841-1871), town founder; and Leonidas S. Lytle (1846-1924) Medal of Honor recipient in 1875.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Location. 32° 47.049′ N, 108° 15.402′ W. Marker is in Silver City, New Mexico, in Grant County. Marker is on Memory Lane 0.2 miles south of Silver Heights Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. GFWC Silver City Women's Club (approx. 0.9 miles away); 1870's Log Cabin (approx. 1 miles away); Anita Scott Coleman (approx. 1 miles away); O.B. McClintock Bank Clock (approx.
Old Silver City Cemetery <i>Back of Marker</i> image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 11, 2018
2. Old Silver City Cemetery Back of Marker
Points of Interest
New Mexico's Historic Markers typically have a map on the back side showing the location of other OSHM's. This is an excellent source of information when exploring for other Historical Markers and locations.
1 miles away); Municipal Museum (approx. 1.6 miles away); Silver City (approx. 1.6 miles away); Silver City Centennial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Pinos Altos (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver City.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Old Silver City Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 11, 2018
3. Old Silver City Cemetery Marker
Kathrine Antrim grave site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 11, 2018
4. Kathrine Antrim grave site
 

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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 78 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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