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The Lincoln State Monument is a state monument and historic area in Lincoln, New Mexico. It is a part of a tiny hamlet established sometime after the Civil War and is best known for being the home of several semi-mythical figures of the 19th century.

The Lincoln State Monument was established in 1937 as a state monument, mainly to preserve and protect the area and its rich history. The site is best noted for being the venue of the Lincoln County War, which involved several noted characters like Billy the Kid, Lawrence Murphy, John Chisum, and Alexander McSween among others.

The site was also declared as a National Historic Landmark and was believed as the best preserved cow town in the US (as of 1974). The Lincoln State Monument is also home to six museums, four of which are open year round.
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