Ruidoso History

Going Back in Time at Old Lincoln Days

McSween Ambush

History buffs, thrill seekers and lovers of the Old West were the target audience for this past weekend’s Old Lincoln Days, Aug. 7-9 in Lincoln, New Mexico.

Site of the world famous Lincoln County War, the town of Lincoln

Ruidoso’s History

…they may echo the words… “All who have been here agree that it is the most beautiful country they ever saw.”

The 12,000 foot Sierra Blanca Peak has attracted human beings for thousands of years. Archeologists date pit houses and …

Old Dowlin Mill

The Old Dowlin Mill, Ruidoso’s oldest building is one of those landmarks that visitors to Ruidoso remember long after leaving. The iconic large-scale water wheel that greets visitors is one of the only remaining operable water wheels in the …

Historic Lincoln State Monument

The Historic Lincoln State Monument is a must-see for all who visit the Ruidoso area. It’s a National Historic Landmark, which preserves 16 historic adobe and stone buildings. As visitors stroll in the footsteps of Billy the Kid, Sheriff Pat …