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The Historic Percha Bank

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119B Main Street, NM Hwy 152, mile marker 40, about 26 miles west of US I-25 and 9 miles west of Hillsboro, Hillsboro, NM 88042
+1 505-895-5032
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Most of building dismantled - read up on history before visiting

This two-story awesome brick building must have been impressive in its day. After the city... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2016
Harry B
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Livermore, California
Great building

Gary, from the Black Range Lodge, opened the bank for us for a little tour. The building maintains... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2016
lunanegra5
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New Mexico
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LOCATION
119B Main Street, NM Hwy 152, mile marker 40, about 26 miles west of US I-25 and 9 miles west of Hillsboro, Hillsboro, NM 88042
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+1 505-895-5032
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Reviewed November 30, 2016

This two-story awesome brick building must have been impressive in its day. After the city folded, people used the bricks for other projects and all that is left are a couple of walls. I visited back in 1981. It is worth a side-trip if you...More

Thank Harry B
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Gary, from the Black Range Lodge, opened the bank for us for a little tour. The building maintains its historical status with the existing interior wooden structures including the teller's window. The original vault remains and is incredible to see. There are many historical photos...More

1  Thank lunanegra5
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice original building with local artists gallery. The bank has been turned into a museum, well staged by a local resident. The vault has a beautiful ornate door made by Diebold of Canton, Ohio.

2  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed September 12, 2014

original, beautiful, the safe, structurally sound being so old and separate building within the bank itself. The safe door is even painted. I believe 5 windows for transactions still intact

2  Thank Alice B
Reviewed February 25, 2014

Find the time it's opened and give it an hour. There are some great artifacts and you can get some oral history from the docent.

2  Thank bluelanterns
Reviewed May 25, 2013

Amazing original 1880's bank with original vault and teller windows is now an art gallery! Don't miss the opportunity to check out local artists work and see the vault that even visitors like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid left intact (maybe they were too...More

4  Thank Sheila W
Reviewed September 7, 2008

In the picturesque Black Range Mountains community of Kingston, the historic Percha Bank and Museum on Main Street stands as a monument to former rough and tough days in what was once the largest and rowdiest town in New Mexico. Next door to the ancient...More

7  Thank Buck_Stephens_PhD
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