Torreon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 33° 29.546 W 105° 23.163
13S E 464138 N 3705946
Quick Description: An Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission Marker
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 11/2/2011 6:32:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMD0E5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Geo Ferret
Views: 7

Long Description:
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Torreon
One of Lincoln's earliest structures. Built in the 1850's, its thick walls protected Spanish-Americans against the Apaches. In Lincoln Co. War Murphy's sharpshooters were here stationed. In 1937 Chaves County Historical Society undertook restoration of tower.
Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission 1950
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