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Las Cruces, New Mexico: Pat Garrett's Grave

The man who killed Billy the Kid is buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Las Cruces.

Masonic Cemetery

760 S Compress Rd, Las Cruces, NM
From I-10 Exit 140 head east on Avenida De Mesilla/Hwy 28, turn left on S Compress Rd, just before Main St. Masonic Cemetery will be on left. Grave is in Section 7, Block 11.
Gates open M-F 8:30-4:30 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Pat Garrett's Grave

The best way to enter is through the center driveway off of South Compress Road. Garrett's grave is in Row 7 on the left side, approximately 100 yards from the entrance. The gates are open until sunset.

[WKL, 07/15/2018]

Grave of Pat Garrett.

Pat Garrett's Grave

Section and row help a lot -- look for big marker for the Garrett family and it's very easy to find. Park at grounds keepers building and walk down road, Garrett family plot on the right under shade.

[Crys, 09/02/2013]

Sept. 2014: Photo added.

Pat Garrett's Grave

I visited Pat Garrett's grave today, but before I did I researched where it was located. It is in the Masonic Cemetery in Las Cruces. Once in the cemetery, it is in Section 7, Block 11. Hopes this helps find it easier.

[Ruth L, 08/30/2011]
Grave of Pat Garrett

Pat Garrett, the man who killed Billy the Kid (or did he?), rests in a cemetery in the middle of Las Cruces, New Mexico. The cemetery, which is small and difficult to find, is one of the state's little known treasures. Garrett's grave is located in the middle toward the front of the grounds; ask a groundskeeper for directions. It won't be the first time.

[Jason Watkins, 07/04/2004]

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