Monday, May 26, 2008

Road Trip: Old Lincoln, Part 2

Lincoln has been called "one of the last historic yet uncommercialized 19th century towns remaining in the American West."*

Exhibits in the Historical Center, which is run by Lincoln County Heritage Trust, exhibits "explain the role in Lincoln's history of Apaches, Hispanics, Anglo Cowboys, and the black Buffalo Soldiers, and detail the Lincoln County War."*

Note the sign and the rope on the gate (above). I liked the collision of old and new cultures.
Adobe building remains.
There is a self-guided walking tour booklet available at the Historical Center.

*All quotes in this post are from Frommer's Comprehensive Travel Guide: New Mexico, 3rd edition.

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