Greathouse Station and Tavern Historic
Corona, Lincoln County, New Mexico
In late November, 1880, William “Billy the Kid” Bonney, David
Rudabaugh and William Wilson were hiding out near here at a
store and tavern operated by James Greathouse and a partner
named Kuch. The night of November 27, they were surrounded by a
posse. Deputy James Carlyle was accidentally killed when he
attempted to negotiate the outlaw's surrender. Bonney and his
companions escaped unharmed.
Greathouse Station and Tavern Historic Marker is at the
intersection of Main Street (US-54 at milepost 168.5) and Mayeux
Road, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.