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Old Mesilla

Old Mesilla

(Mesilla NM) Formerly a part of Mexico, the once border town of Mesilla hasn’t changed much over the years. In the late 1800’s, it was a major trade center and a stop for the Butterfield Stagecoach on its way to San Diego. Its cantinas, saloons and festivals were popular. Two battles were fought there during […]

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Encampment Museum

Grand Encampment

(Encampment WY) A wonderful find was the Grand Encampment Museum, with exhibits of historic artifacts, photographs, and displays. Also, a gift shop, research library, and re-created town square. Events during the summer season included Woodchoppers Jamboree, Cowboy Poet Gathering, Quilters Meet, Mountain Man Rendezvous, and Living History Day. I was there on Living History Day […]

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