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Stinking Springs


Latitude & Longitude: 34° 25' 51.25224", -103° 57' 0.8802"
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William "Billy the Kid" Bonnet and three members of his gang surrendered to a posse led by Sheriff Pat Garrett at a rock house near here on December 24, 1880. A fifth outlaw was killed during the gunfight. Bonney later escaped but was finally killed by Sheriff Garrett at Fort Sumner on July 14, 1881.

Last updated: 10/16/2009 00:00:00
Stinking Springs Historical Marker Location Map, De-Baca County, New Mexico