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White Oaks in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

White Oaks

 
 
White Oaks Marker image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, April 21, 2017
1. White Oaks Marker
Inscription. White Oaks grew rapidly after the discovery of gold in 1869. From tent city to bustling mining town, it was the largest town in Lincoln County with cultural events and an occasional bandit. Gold depletion and failure to grant railroad right-of-way caused its demise.

Cedarvale cemetery-resting place of many White Oaks citizens.
 
Location. 33° 44.949′ N, 105° 44.348′ 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Susan McSween Barber “Cattle Queen of New Mexico” 1845-1931 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Carrizozo (approx. 10 miles away); a different marker also named Carrizozo (approx. 10.3 miles away); a different marker also named Carrizozo (approx. 10.6 miles away); Malpais (approx. 10.7 miles away); a different marker also named Carrizozo (approx. 11.4 miles away); Capitán (approx. 15.8 miles away); Smokey Bear (approx. 16.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
White Oaks Marker location. image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, April 21, 2017
2. White Oaks Marker location.
Best book on White Oaks image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn
3. Best book on White Oaks
Commercial building White Oaks NM image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, April 21, 2017
4. Commercial building White Oaks NM
White Oaks Schoolhouse Built in 1895. image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, April 21, 2017
5. White Oaks Schoolhouse Built in 1895.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2017, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 106 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2017, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas.   3. submitted on July 19, 2017.   4, 5. submitted on July 19, 2017, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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