The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

By David Stevens

Historic governor's home demolished

Roosevelt County makes way for new road construction storage barn


Last updated 6/1/2021 at 4:12pm

Courtesy photo

The 121-year-old home built by former New Mexico Gov. W.E. Lindsey was knocked down Tuesday morning.

PORTALES - In all kinds of weather - through ice storms, violent dust storms, heavy rains - Zach Jones remembers the home always felt "quiet and safe."

"Like a ship carrying its passengers across the High Plains," is the way Jones described it.


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