Lordsburg has been the perfect stop along the route throughout the birth of the Old West. It continues to play an important role as a community as well as a launching point to destinations in the New West. Lordsburg was part of the famous Butterfield Stage route. In 1927 Lordsburg was one of the stops on Charles Lindbergh's famous transcontinental flight. The authentic ghost towns of Shakespeare and Steins are nearby attractions. Lordsburg also holds the honor of being the birthplace of the New Mexico State song. Lordsburg has 360 days of sunshine each year with many events for everyone to enjoy.