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Location DB > United States > New Mexico > Cabezon > Ghost Town of Cabezon
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Ghost Town of Cabezon
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created by Jonsered on 10/13/2009 4:04 PM
last modified by Jonsered on 10/13/2009 4:13 PM
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 Overview
 Description
About a dozen slow crumbling adobe houses, and two still failry intact dwellings.
 Basic Information
Type: Outdoors
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
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Cabezon, New Mexico
United States
Owner: Varies. BLM, private, BIA
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  •  Hazards
  • snakes, drunken native population
  •  Interesting Features
    Its a ghost town. What else do you need?
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 1870
    Closed: 1949
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     History
    Cabezon was a farming and sheep ranching town beginning in about 1870. It never amounted to much, but was sustained by the continued graces of a Mr. Heller, who was post master, storekeeper and money lender to the whole valley. Cabezon idled along undisturbed until 1947, when the Rio Puerco river dried up, and Mr. Heller died. The post office closed two years later, and Cabezon became a ghost.

    Cabezon still sort of exists today. The main part of town, which contains a church and some other buildings, is now on fenced and posted private property. It doesn't matter, because the current owner has trashed the town in the name of "restoration" anyway. The rest of the town is spread out along 6 or 8 miles of valley, just lonely adobes slowly melting away


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     Future Plans
    Nothing. The river is still dry, and the residents aren't coming back. Soon it will all be gone.
     Stories
    Times Gone By
    Tue, Oct 13th, 2009
    posted by Jonsered


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    Tue, Oct 13th, 2009
    posted by Jonsered
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 10/13/2009 11:21 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Oct 13 09 at 23:21, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Oct 13 09 at 17:19, Jonsered made this location public
  • on Oct 13 09 at 17:19, Jonsered made this location available
  • on Oct 13 09 at 17:19, Jonsered updated gallery picture DSC00124.JPG
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