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Site of the McSween Home

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
1. Site of the McSween Home Marker
Inscription. Opening a law office in Lincoln, 1875, Alex A. McSween rebuilt an old adobe into a ten room house. On July 19, 1878, Peppin's posse fired it to oust inmates. Leading victim of this strategm was McSween himself. The burned-down house was never rebuilt.
 
Erected 1950 by Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission.
 
Location. 33° 29.572′ N, 105° 23.246′ 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Tunstall-McSween Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Squire Wilson's Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Torreon (about 400 feet away); San Juan Church (about 500 feet away); Earliest Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Site of Old Wortley Hotel (about 800 feet away); Col. Dudley's Camping Place (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Site of the McSween Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
2. Site of the McSween Home Marker
 
 
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 801 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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