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Bill Seeking Funds for Hwy 380…meets opposition

By Lisa Dunlap  February 17, 2019 Rep Anderson: Discussions could lead to ‘better solutions’ Proposed legislation to rebuild a portion of U.S. Highway 380 has run into strong opposition from some people who live and work in communities along the highway. A group of local legislators and …Read More

Battle Over US 380 Continues

(Photo: Courtesy/Fort Stanton Cave Study Project) Feb.11.2019 Legislation aimed at authorizing $15 million to rebuild U.S. 380 in a section from U.S. 70 through the Lincoln Historic District was heard by the House Transportation and Public Works Committee last week, but passed without a recommendation …Read More

Historic Lincoln County Courthouse Restoration Work

State legislative money has come through in support of restoration of the Old Lincoln County Courthouse widows and doors. This first phase of the project will focus on the doors and windows along the south facing side of the courthouse. The crew from Covenant Solutions …Read More

Another Project Completed

Friends of Historic Lincoln has purchased new threshold mats and placed them at each museum. The mats are important as they protect the old wood floors in the museums by keeping more dirt outside! Don’t they look great?

Volunteer with Friends of Lincoln

Volunteers Wanted! Volunteers Needed!

April 1st begins the busy season for the Lincoln Historic Site! The beautiful spring weather, and the opening of the Tunstall Store and the Dr. Woods House bring visitors to Old Lincoln. These two museums are staffed by volunteers, and the museums are open from …Read More

Rich Eastwood

Historical Potpourri: Cousins enjoy Lincoln reunion

Rich Eastwood, his daughter Kym, and her friend, Debbie Moore, came from San Diego for his talk on his book, “Historic Lincoln, NM – The Building’s and People.” After their county visit they continued to Gillespie County and San Antonio, Texas where they researched Eastwood’s …Read More

Courthouse Machine Gun Stolen

Early Thursday morning an individual smashed a rear window in the courthouse, entered, and took this 1921 Thompson Navy sub machine gun, serial number 11320, from the lawman’s exhibit. There is not a lot more that I can say as the investigation is ongoing. The …Read More