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 State Road 220 at milepost 13.5, on the right when traveling south. Touch 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 (a few steps from 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); Fort Stanton Medical Center (about 700 feet away); New Hospital (about 700 feet away).
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.