Fort Stanton in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Site of Building 11
‘Having contracted tuberculosis in Iowa and being hospitalized myself, I welcomed the opportunity to serve my fellow T.B. patients as a nurse at the Fort Stanton Hospital.’
Lola Hulbert Spragg, Registered Nurse
Marker photo caption: Nurse’s quarters ‘day room’ under construction.
Erected 2014 by Fort Stanton Historic Site.
Location. 33° 29.628′ N, 105° 31.64′ W. Marker is in Fort Stanton, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker can be reached from Parade Ground north of Kit Carson Road. Touch for map. This marker faces the parade ground and is accessible only by walking. 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. Commissary Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer's Quarters Fort Administration Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); L.G. Murphy Sutler Store (about 300 feet away); Guardhouse (about 300 feet away); Commanding Officer's Quarters (about 400 feet away); Hospital Administration (about 400 feet away); Barracks / Dining Hall (about 500 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2015, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 22, 2015, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. 6. submitted on April 18, 2018, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.