Billy the Kid's Jail, Santa Fe, New Mexico: A Glimpse into Wild West History on the Southwest's Frontier
by Lynn Michelsohn
Where did Billy the Kid spend the winter of 1880-1881?
Today, two plaques in Santa Fe mark the spot . . . or rather, two competing spots.
This brief historical detective story documents the actual location of the jail that held Billy, and provides a glimpse into life on America’s Southwestern Frontier (12,000 words; 17 photos, maps, and drawings; 82 pages in paperback).