Lincoln, NM--center of the Lincoln County War and Billy the Kid. Lincoln is 57-miles west of Roswell.
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|The Murphy-Dolan Store--one side of a merchant feud which ignited the Lincoln County War. The store was owned by Lawrence Murphy and James Dolan. Billy the Kid was a hired-guard for the other faction, John Tunstall (an English cattle-rancher) and Alexander McSween, a prominent lawyer.|| |
|The Murphy-Dolan store on U.S. Route 380. The building eventually became the County Courthouse.|| |
The Last Escape of Billythe Kid is performed every August in Lincoln.
Downtown Lincoln along U.S. Route 380--looking towards Roswell.
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