Torreon

Price: $4.95
  

Stock #: 60577
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Lincoln
State: New Mexico (NM)
County: Lincoln
Publisher: Baxter Lane Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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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 Country Historical Society undertook restoration of tower. The Torreon or Tower was used for defense against the Indians by the early settlers of Lincoln, New Mexico.

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