Author: Jones Robert C.
Brand: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Package Dimensions: 17x216x435
Number Of Pages: 286
Release Date: 06-12-2014
Details: Product Description
From abandoned sites such as Old Hachita and Sublette to historic towns that have survived until today (Columbus, Mesilla, Lincoln), New Mexico is rich in old mining, ranching and railroading towns. The ghosts of Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, John Chisum, and even Pancho Villa, all players in New Mexico history, can be felt in many of the towns. New Mexico is also rich in frontier forts and ancient Indian pueblos. Names such as John Pershing, Geronimo, and Kit Carson come to mind. This book examines 40 ghost towns, ghost forts and ghost pueblos in New mexico. It contains 175 photos and 9 maps.
About the Author
Robert C. Jones is President of the Kennesaw Historical Society, as well as well as a member of the executive board of the Kennesaw Museum Foundation, which helped fund the 40,000 square foot Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw, GA. Robert has written a number of books on Civil War and railroad themes, including Retracing the Route of Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign, A Guide to the Civil War in Georgia, and Great Naval Battles of the Civil War.