Near Las Vegas in San Miguel County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Fort Union National Monument
—18 Miles —
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
Location. 35° 44′ N, 105° 2.717′ W. Marker is near Las Vegas, New Mexico, in San Miguel County. Marker is on Interstate 25 at milepost 360, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in the northbound rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Las Vegas NM 87701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Watrous (approx. 4˝ miles away); Hermit’s Peak (approx. 11.3 miles away); Las Vegas (approx. 11.9 miles away); Strike Valleys (approx. 12.3 miles away); Engine No. 1129 (approx. 12.8 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 13.1 miles away); Dr. Meta L.Christy (approx. 13.3 miles away); City Hall (approx. 13˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
Also see . . . A Fort for a Young America. NPS - Fort Union website with photos and links to additional information. (Submitted on May 15, 2012.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 571 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 2. submitted on October 9, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 3, 4. submitted on May 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.