Near Capitan in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected 1951 by Old Lincoln County Memorial Commission.
Location. 33° 29.779′ N, 105° 31.487′ W. Marker is near Capitan, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on New Mexico Route 220 at milepost 13.5, on the right 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 600 feet away); Officer’s Quarters (about 600 feet away); Chapel (about 600 feet away); New Hospital (about 700 feet away); Community House (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Officer's Quarters (about 700 feet away).
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. 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.