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Posted by: Lendon Hilburn (ID *****8940) Date: August 14, 2003 at 12:43:17
In Reply to: HILLBURN CITY Lea Co by Cyndi Garrison of 122

My name is Paul Hilburn and my grand dad RE Hilburn created Hilburn City in Lea county the early 50"s when he built the Hilburn Cotton Gin # 2 and also built a small grocery store for the customers. Very quickly a bar was built and originally was called the 200 Club and latter was called the Cotton Club.

I was raied and lived in the McDonald community livin g during the summer on my Da's ranch and cotton farm 7 miles west of McDonald and during the fall we lived in McDonald so my Dad could run the Hilburn Cotton Gin #1.
If you get this and hav any questions please ask them.
Paul Hilburn

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