Fort Stanton in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
‘Mr. Smith (Reverend Edward Smith, Protestant Chaplain) always had a party for every kid in Fort Stanton regardless of race, color, or creed on Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. He also played Santa Claus and sometimes, the week before Christmas personally delivered a present to every child at the fort.’
Jack C. Brooks, resident as a child
Erected 2014 by Fort Stanton Historic Site.
Location. 33° 29.667′ N, 105° 31.503′ W. Marker is in Fort Stanton, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Kit Carson Road near State Route 220, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Stanton NM 88323, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buildings 17 - 20 (within shouting distance of this marker); TB Tent Cottages (within shouting distance of Barracks / Dining Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospital Administration (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Hospital (about 400 feet away); Guardhouse (about 400 feet away); Fort Administration Building (about 500 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.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.