Sunday, April 08, 2007

Mesilla, NM

Mesilla is located just south of Las Cruces NM and has a lot of history.In 1854 the American flag was raised here in the courtyard to signal the signing of the Gadsden Purchase.

The Butterfield Overland stage had a regional office here.

The William Bonney (Billy the Kid) Gallary is located here

At the building in the picture Billy the Kid was sentenced to death later to be shot by Marshal Pat Garret.


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