Lincoln Historic District (Lincoln, New Mexico)
Lincoln Historic District
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista in 1974
|Location||U.S. 380, Lincoln, New Mexico|
|Area||2,348 acres (9.50 km2)|
|NRHP Reference #||66000477|
|Added to NRHP||October 15, 1966|
|Designated NHLD||December 19, 1960|
Lincoln Historic District is a historic district encompassing the community of Lincoln, New Mexico. It includes a number of buildings, including Wright House, Dr. Wood's Office, and the Watson House, Curry Saloon, Wortley Hotel, Penfield Shop and Home, Tunstall Store, Old Mill, Ellis Store, Old Courthouse, Montano Store.
It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1960. The National Park Service reviewer of the site, who visited in 1974, believed, then, that it was the best preserved cow town in the United States.
Seventeen of the buildings are owned by the state of New Mexico and operated as the Lincoln State Monument. Four of the buildings are open as museums year round, and two are open seasonally.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- "Lincoln Historic District". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-12.
- Some of these are depicted in both NRHP and HABS photos that are available.
- Richard Greenwood (February 10, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Lincoln, New Mexico / Lincoln Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service. and PDF (32 KB)
- All of the following Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) documentation is filed under U.S. Highway 380, Lincoln, Lincoln County, NM:
- HABS No. NM-215, "Torreon", 3 photos, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. NM-216, "Courthouse", 1 photo, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. NM-217, "Iglesia de San Juan Bautista", 2 photos, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. NM-218, "Tunstall Store", 3 photos, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. NM-219, "Thomas W. Watson House", 1 photo, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. NM-220, "Dr. Woods House", 1 photo, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. NM-221, "Ramon Maes House", 1 photo, 1 photo caption page
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