Fort Stanton in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
‘When moved to its new location, the beautiful entrance was duplicated by numbering and resetting each stone in its original location.’
Eugene A. Merrell, resident
(Caption of photo at top of marker:) The old Catholic chapel in its original location with a new stone façade.
Erected 2014 by Fort Stanton Historic Site.
Location. 33° 29.74′ N, 105° 31.605′ W. Marker is in Fort Stanton, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Black Jack Pershing Road near State Road 220, on the right when traveling west. Touch 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. Officer's Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer’s Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Commanding Officer's Quarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Hospital (about 300 feet away); CCC Camp/German Internment Camp (about 400 feet away); Barracks / Dining Hall (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Officer's Quarters (about 500 feet away); Commissary Warehouse (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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. • Churches, Etc. • Forts, Castles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2015, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2015, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.