Fort Sumner, New Mexico: Billy the Kid's Two Graves

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Old Fort Sumner Cemetery

Address:
Billy the Kid Drive, Fort Sumner, NM
Directions:
Billy's real grave is three miles east of town on US Hwy 60/84, then south three miles on Billy the Kid Drive. On the right, in Old Fort Sumner Cemetery.
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Billy the Kid's Two Graves.

Billy the Kid's Two Graves
Where Billy's real grave is located, for purists who aren't satisfied with the fake grave in town. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Died here.

Billy the Kid's Two Graves

Be sure to go to the museum behind the graveyard to see the marker where Billy the Kid was shot and died.

[Jorge Navarro, 12/20/2018]

Billy the Kid graves.

Billy the Kid's Two Graves

The Old Fort Sumner Museum has closed. We visited on May 25, 2017. The grave is still accessible.

[Tj, 05/30/2017]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Billy the Kid's Replica Grave and MuseumBilly the Kid's Replica Grave and Museum, Fort Sumner, NM - 5 mi.
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Blue Swallow Motel: Route 66, Tucumcari, NM - 60 mi.

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