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Fort Stanton in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Fort Stanton Cave

 
 
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By William F Haenn, September 13, 2017
1. Fort Stanton Cave Marker
Inscription.
Fort Stanton Cave
Has been designated a
Registered
Natural Landmark

The site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of man's environment

1975

 
Erected 1975 by National Park Service United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 33° 30.409′ N, 105° 29.6′ W. Marker is in Fort Stanton, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Touch for map. Site is located in the Fort Stanton - Snowy River Cave Natural Conservation Area operated by the Bureau of Land Management and is accessible to the public by a BLM road off of U.S. Highway 380 west of Lincoln NM. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eve Ball (1890-1984) (approx. one mile away); American Merchant Marine Monuments (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Stanton (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stables and Corrals (approx.
Fort Stanton Cave Marker location image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, September 13, 2017
2. Fort Stanton Cave Marker location
1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Stanton (approx. 2 miles away); Community House (approx. 2 miles away); Buildings 17 - 20 (approx. 2 miles away); TB Tent Cottages (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Stanton.
 
More about this marker. A primitive campground is located at the cave site with a restroom and three picnic shelter campsites.
 
Categories. EnvironmentNatural Features
 
Fort Stanton Cave entrance image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn, September 13, 2017
3. Fort Stanton Cave entrance
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By William F Haenn, September 13, 2017
4. Fort Stanton Cave NOTICE
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2017, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2017, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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