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Famous Graves in New Mexico

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The “Smokey” Smokey Bear

Jan 1950 – 9 May 1975

Animal Folk Figure. In 1950, a huge forest fire in Lincoln...

Capitan, Lincoln County, New Mexico, USA

William “Billy The Kid” Bonney

23 Nov 1859 – 14 Jul 1881

Legendary Outlaw. He was born in New York City as Henry McCarty....

Fort Sumner, De Baca County, New Mexico, USA

Dennis Hopper

17 May 1936 – 29 May 2010

Actor, Motion Picture Director. Considered one of Hollywood's...

Ranchos de Taos, Taos County, New Mexico, USA

Kit Carson

24 Dec 1809 – 23 May 1868

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, American Frontiersman. ...

Taos, Taos County, New Mexico, USA

“Apache Wolf” Victorio

1825 – 14 Oct 1880

Native American Tribal Chief. He was an Eastern Chiricahua Apache...

Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA

Ham

Jul 1956 – 18 Jan 1983

Animal Figure. The first chimpanzee in space. Born in...

Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico, USA

Pat Garrett

5 Jun 1850 – 29 Feb 1908

Western Law Officer. He was the sheriff who gunned down Billy the...

Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA

PVT Harold Herman Moon

15 Mar 1921 – 21 Oct 1944

World War II Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during World War II...

Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA

Bataan Death March Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

This memorial is dedicated to the brave soldiers that were...

Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA

Mangas-Coloradas

1791 – 18 Jan 1863

Native American Tribal Chief. Eastern Chiricahua or Mimbreno...

Grant County, New Mexico, USA

D.H. Lawrence

11 Sep 1885 – 2 Mar 1930

Author. He received world-wide notoriety as an English author at...

San Cristobal, Taos County, New Mexico, USA

Daniel D. Fernandez

30 Jun 1944 – 18 Feb 1966

Vietnam War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United...

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA

Jan Clayton

26 Aug 1917 – 28 Aug 1983

Actress. She created the role of 'Julie Jordan' in the original...

Tularosa, Otero County, New Mexico, USA

Tony Hillerman

27 May 1925 – 26 Oct 2008

Author. Born Anthony Grove Hillerman, the youngest child of Lucy...

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA

PFC Jose F. Valdez

3 Jan 1925 – 17 Feb 1945

World War II Medal of Honor Recipient. He received the award...

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA

1LT Alexander “Sandy” Bonnyman Jr. Cenotaph

2 May 1910 – 22 Nov 1943

World War II Medal of Honor Recipient. He received the award...

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA

SGT Y. B. Rowdy

unknown – 29 Mar 1893

Indian Wars Medal of Honor Recipient. Born a Yuma Arizona...

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA

Raymond Gerald Murphy

14 Jan 1930 – 6 Apr 2007

Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient. He received the nations...

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA

Robert Sheldon Scott

30 Nov 1913 – 5 Feb 1999

World War II Medal of Honor Recipent. A native of Washington,...

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA

John Schnitzer

1854 – 26 Oct 1904

Indian Wars Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States...

Fort Bayard, Grant County, New Mexico, USA

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