Near Capitan in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 33° 29.792′ N, 105° 31.45′ W. Marker is near Capitan, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on New Mexico Route 220 at milepost 13.5, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Capitan NM 88316, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Stanton (within shouting distance of this marker); Stables and Corrals (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buildings 17 - 20 (about 800 feet away); Community House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Officer’s Quarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barracks / Dining Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away).
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.