• Lincoln State Monument - Lincoln, New Mexico

      Lincoln State Monument
      Photo by Peter Thody
      The small community of Lincoln, New Mexico is world famous as the site of the Lincoln County War, a bloody feud that made the name of a teenage William H Bonney, aka Billy the Kid. Consisting of 17 separate structures along the length of main street, the state monument includes the Old Lincoln County Courthouse, preserved Tunstall Store (complete with 19th century merchandise), the San Juan Mission Church, and other buildings that featured prominently in this historic event.

      If you go:
      The monument includes six museums (two are closed from November to March); a single (small) admission charge covers entry to all of them.


      US Higway 380
      Lincoln, New Mexico 88338 USA

      Mailing address:
      Lincoln State Monument
      P.O. Box 36
      Lincoln, NM 88338 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      +1 (575) 653-4372