Fort Stanton in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
TB Tent Cottages
‘Since early in my assignment to duty at Fort Stanton, I have been an ardent advocate of the tent as a dwelling for consumptives. I began the experiment with 2 or 3 patients and it was such a success that I now have over 50 patients in tents.’
Dr. P.M. Carrington, Medical Officer in Charge
Erected 2014 by Fort Stanton Historic Site.
Location. 33° 29.638′ N, 105° 31.533′ W. Marker is in Fort Stanton, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Kit Carson Road near State Route 220, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is directly across the street from the Fort Stanton Historic site Museum and Visitor's Center. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Stanton NM 88323, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Hospital Administration (within shouting distance of this marker); Barracks / Dining Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Guardhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Community House (within shouting distance of this marker); Buildings 17 - 20 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Administration Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Hospital (about 400 feet away); Officer’s Quarters (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Stanton.
More about this marker. This marker is one of an impressive complement of bronze markers with photo etchings which describe the extensive physical remains of historic Fort Stanton, New Mexico
Also see . . . Fort Stanton Historic Site, Lincoln County NM. (Submitted on July 22, 2015, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas.)
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