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This 1870's style cabin was a gift from movie producer/director Ron Howard. It fits the era in which Billy the Kid lived here. The cabin was a part of the set of his 2003 movie "The Missing."
The NM Dept. of Tourism negotiated the gift.…
In this pioneer cemetery, still in use today, lie the remains of early settlers, merchants, miners, politicians and railroad men who contributed to the development of southwestern New Mexico. Among those buried here are Kathrine Antrim (1829-1874)…
People have lived in the Mimbres Valley since at least 2000 B.C. and probably earlier. Small villages of farmers lived in pithouses—underground single-family structures—by A.D 200. Around A.D. 1000, people began erecting pueblos, simil…
The previous bridge that carried State Route 821 over the West
Fork of Duck Creek into Caldwell at this location was a 110 foot
long concrete arch built in 1930. It was designed by engineers
L. W. Curl and W. W. Flemming in the Ohio Department …
In memory of John Chapman, famous "Johnny Appleseed." Born in Leominster, Mass., Sept. 26, 1774, died in Fort Wayne, Ind. March 18, 1845.
Without a hope of recompense, / Without a thought of pride, / John Chapman planted apple trees,…
William Christopher (W.C.) Handy, the Father of the Blues, lived in Henderson from 1892 to 1903. Handy, recognized as the first person to publish the blues, received his "calling" to create this written record while in Henderson. "It was there I r…
38th Regiment & Murray's
1:30 P.M. September 19, 1863.
Founded, 1806, by Fr. Fenwick from Maryland. First Dominican religious house and second oldest priory in the U.S. Site of first Catholic college west of Alleghenies, 1807. St. Thomas School here, 1809-28. Jefferson Davis, later President of Confed…
Settled by George and Elizabeth Grundy in 1780 after fleeing war-torn Berkeley Co., Va. This wilderness frontier of Va., then called Kaintuckee, became a state in 1792. Son Samuel stayed on the farm and expanded it. Another son …
Home, office of political "father" of Washington Co. Born, Va. Came Ky., 1784. Danville Convs., 1785, 1787; Va. Fed. Const. Ratification Conv., 1788; Va. Assembly, 1790; Ky. Const. Conv., 1792; Legis., 1792, 1795, 1808; Ky. Sen., 1800-03; US Cong.…