Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lincoln in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Tunstall-McSween Store

 
 
Tunstall-McSween Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
1. Tunstall-McSween Store Marker
Inscription. J.H. Tunstall and A. A. McSween erected-1877. A focal point in Lincoln County War in which both partners were slain. Despite looting by Seven Rivers group, building continued as a store under pioneer merchants, notably John M. Penfield.
 
Erected 1950 by Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission.
 
Location. 33° 29.566′ N, 105° 23.223′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 380 at milepost 97.7, on the right when traveling west. 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. Old Dolan Home (a few steps from this marker); Site of the McSween Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Squire Wilson's Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Torreon (about 300 feet away); San Juan Church (about 400 feet away); Earliest Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Col. Dudley's Camping Place (about 800 feet away); Montano Store (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Also see . . .  Colorful Characters of the Old West. John Henry Tunstall (1853-1878) (Submitted on August 11, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Tunstall-McSween Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
2. Tunstall-McSween Store Marker
Tunstall-McSween Store image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
3. Tunstall-McSween Store
Tunstall-McSween Store image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
4. Tunstall-McSween Store
Tunstall-McSween Store front image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 10, 2013
5. Tunstall-McSween Store front
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   5. submitted on November 25, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement