Forgotten Friday – Elizabethtown, NM

Now a ghost town, Elizabethtown (4.8 miles north of Eagle‚Äôs Nest on NM 38) the first incorporated city in New Mexico and founded by Commander of Fort Union William H Moore, was named after his young daughter, Elizabeth Catherine Moore. At its height of prosperity, in 1870, it had just over 7,000 residents. The most…