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By John LeMay

Lincoln County is usually linked to such mythical figures as outlaw Billy the child, Smokey the endure, and well known painter Peter Hurd. Named after Pres. Abraham Lincoln in 1869, the hot county observed itself via many struggles, together with the Lincoln County battle, in which farm animals barons and landowners bitterly fought over executive red meat contracts and farmland. at the moment, Lincoln was once the most important county within the usa and is now domestic to trendy mountain cities equivalent to Carrizozo, Capitan, Ruidoso, and the in the community recognized ghost city White Oaks, which have been a gold rush boomtown. Lincoln County additionally includes the attractive Hondo Valley settlements and ranching groups reminiscent of Tinnie, Picacho, San Patricio, Hondo, and Glencoe. From the rolling hills of the Hondo Valley, to the bloody streets of Lincoln, the entire technique to the forested mountains of Capitan, this retrospective explores the area�s wealthy history.

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