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Site of Squire Wilson's Home

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
1. Site of Squire Wilson's Home Marker
Inscription. South some 75 yds. was the lone adobe house of J.B. Wilson, noted J.P. in Lincoln Co. War. At night, Mar 17, 1879 he helped Gov. Lew Wallace meet with Bill Bonney, leader of remaining McSween men, and arranged a surrender under promise of protection.
 
Erected 1950 by Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission.
 
Location. 33° 29.539′ N, 105° 23.181′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 380 at milepost 97.8, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln NM 88338, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Juan Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Torreon (within shouting distance of this marker); Earliest Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Tunstall-McSween Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Dolan Home (about 300 feet away); Site of the McSween Home (about 400 feet away); Col. Dudley's Camping Place (about 500 feet away); Montano Store (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
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Site of Squire Wilson's Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
2. Site of Squire Wilson's Home Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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