Elizabethtown, Shakespeare, White Oaks, Mogollon… Their names echo across New Mexico’s past. These towns, and many more, dot the Land of Enchantment. Towns that flourished, many of them mining towns that lured people with the glittering promise of fortunes waiting to be found; towns that came to life with the building of a fort or the coming of the railroad. But then these towns faded when the mine played out, the fort closed or the railroad made tracks for someplace else, and the people left taking with them their hopes and dreams. Towns that left a valuable historical legacy, the places and the stories of the people that enlivened them. New Mexico’s ghost towns—Presents from the Past!