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Historical Markers in Capitan, New Mexico

 
Clickable Map of Lincoln County, New Mexico and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lincoln County, NM (68) Chaves County, NM (36) De Baca County, NM (6) Guadalupe County, NM (14) Otero County, NM (20) Sierra County, NM (16) Socorro County, NM (49) Torrance County, NM (26)  LincolnCounty(68) Lincoln County (68)  ChavesCounty(36) Chaves County (36)  DeBacaCounty(6) De Baca County (6)  GuadalupeCounty(14) Guadalupe County (14)  OteroCounty(20) Otero County (20)  SierraCounty(16) Sierra County (16)  SocorroCounty(49) Socorro County (49)  TorranceCounty(26) Torrance County (26)
Carrizozo is the county seat for Lincoln County
Capitan is in Lincoln County
      Lincoln County (68)  
ADJACENT TO LINCOLN COUNTY
      Chaves County (36)  
      De Baca County (6)  
      Guadalupe County (14)  
      Otero County (20)  
      Sierra County (16)  
      Socorro County (49)  
      Torrance County (26)  
 
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1 New Mexico, Lincoln County, Capitan — CapitánPopulation 1400 -- Elevation 6350 Ft.
Many incidents in the Lincoln County War, 1876-1879, occurred in the area around Capitan. The promoters Charles B. and John A. Eddy platted the townsite in 1900, after building a spur of the El Paso & Northeastern Railroad from Carrizozo in order to . . . Map (db m45949) HM
2 New Mexico, Lincoln County, Capitan — CapitánPopulation 1400 -- Elevation 6350 Ft.
[This is a two-sided marker] Side A: Many incidents in the Lincoln County War, 1876-1879, occurred in the area around Capitán. The promoters Charles B. and John A. Eddy platted the townsite in 1900, after building a spur of the . . . Map (db m45950) HM
3 New Mexico, Lincoln County, Capitan — CapitánPopulation 1400 -- Elevation 6350 Ft.
Many incidents in the Lincoln County War, 1876-1879, occurred in the area around Capitán. The promoters Charles B. and John A. Eddy platted the townsite in 1900, after building a spur of the El Paso & Northeastern Railroad from Carrizozo in order to . . . Map (db m45951) HM
4 New Mexico, Lincoln County, Capitan — Eve Ball (1890-1984)Author and Preservationist
A pioneer in the preservation of the history of people in Southeastern New Mexico, Eve wrote over 150 articles and numerous books chronicling Mescalero and Chiricahua Apaches, Anglo and Hispanic settlers. Her honesty, patience and determination . . . Map (db m45957) HM
5 New Mexico, Lincoln County, Capitan — Fort Stanton1855-1896
Fort Stanton, named for Captain Henry Stanton, was established to control the Mescalero Apaches. It was burned and evacuated by Union troops in 1861, held briefly by the Confederates, and then reoccupied by Colonel Kit Carson for the Union in 1862. . . . Map (db m45954) HM
6 New Mexico, Lincoln County, Capitan — Fort Stanton
Established Apr., 1855 by Brig. Gnl. Garland. Named for Capt. Stanton, killed near here in fighting Apaches. One of several forts controlling Indians and aiding westward migration. Partly destroyed, 1861, before a Confederate approach, reoccupied . . . Map (db m45955) HM
7 New Mexico, Lincoln County, Capitan — Smokey Bear
This is the resting place of the first living Smokey Bear. In 1950 when Smokey was a tiny cub, wildfire burned his forest home in the nearby Capitan Mountains of the Lincoln National Forest. Firefighters found the badly burned cub clinging to a . . . Map (db m25111) HM
8 New Mexico, Lincoln County, Capitan — 480 — Smokey Bear Historical Park
This park commemorates Smokey Bear and describes the history and development of this national symbol of forest fire protection. The original Smokey is buried here within sight of the mountain where he was found orphaned by a fire raging in the . . . Map (db m119757) HM
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Apr. 15, 2024