Springer, New Mexico: New Mexico's Electric Chair

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Santa Fe Trail Museum

Address:
614 Maxwell Ave., Springer, NM
Directions:
Santa Fe Trail Museum. East side of Maxwell Ave., two blocks north of the intersection of US Hwy 56/412, in the old Colfax County Courthouse.
Hours:
Summer daily 9-4. Closed Oct.-April. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
575-483-5554
RA Rates:
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New Mexico's Electric Chair

The chair was occupied by a glamorous lady mannequin when last we checked. Also: a shoe of Robert Wadlow, the World's Tallest Man.

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New Mexico's Electric Chair

Loved this museum for its randomness! Along with the electric chair there's a weird amount of antique dolls, interesting artifacts, and scale models of important area landmarks. It's a fun and fairly quick stop right off I-25.

[Nikki, 04/11/2017]

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