Lincoln, NM

Discussion in 'History and Research' started by Blake Bowden, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. Blake Bowden

    Blake Bowden Administrator Staff Member

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    Many of you remember Lincoln, NM from Billy the Kid or the Lincoln County wars. One of the rivial factions actually had a Masonic Lodge upstairs. The Lodge is still in use, although they only meet once a year. Originally, the only way to access the Lodge room was via a Ladder which I assume was to keep non-Masons prying eyes out.


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    Inside the Murphy Building/Court House Masonic Lodge

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    You can see the ladder on the back of the building leading up to the Lodge.

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  2. Blake Bowden

    Blake Bowden Administrator Staff Member

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    The East

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    Ballot Box

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    Front of the Store

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    Back

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    Hidden symbolism?
     
  3. Brent Heilman

    Brent Heilman Premium Member

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    That's pretty cool. I will have to go there to try to check it out next time I head to NM to see family. Thanks Bro. Blake.
     
  4. cog41

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    Great post!

    I really like the old decor. Seems to have a different feel or atmosphere. Maybe I should say it has a different personality or character.

    Another Great post indeed.
     
  5. Brother JC

    Brother JC Vigilant Staff Member

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    Some of our Lodge rooms still look that way...

    There's a lot of Masonic history buried in the Lincoln County War. A gent from Britain was just here asking questions, learning about the "Santa Fe Ring" and it's tie-in with Billy.
     

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