This Saturday, September 25, 2021, will be the day of the memorial celebration for Juanita Martinez Garrett, first wife of Pat Garrett. After some 140 years, Juanita will finally be recognized with a marker, placed near the graves of Lucien Maxwell, Billy the Kid, and his pals Charlie Bowdre and Tom O. Folliard. The event will take place at the old Fort Sumner, NM, cemetery, starting at 2:00 p.m. Many from WWHA, the Old West and Wild West fields of interest will be in attendance. If you are in eastern New Mexico, we will be glad to see you!
The memorial ceremony for the first wife of Pat Garrett, Juanita Martinez Garrett, this past Saturday in Fort Sumner was a huge success. Some 80+ in attendance, including a large number of Garrett, B... more