Near Capitan in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 33° 29.792′ N, 105° 31.45′ W. Marker is near Capitan, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on State Road 220 at milepost 13.5, on the left 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Stables and Corrals (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buildings 17 - 20 (about 800 feet away); Community House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Officer’s Quarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barracks / Dining Hall (approx. 0.2 miles 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 619 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.