Fort Bascom

Fort Bascom (HM175I)

Location: Tucumcari, NM 88401 Quay County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 10.746', W 103° 43.394'

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1863 - 1870

Built under Brigadier General James H. Carleton. Firt Post Commander Captain Peter W.L. Plympton with Company F, 7th U.S. Infantry and Company 1st New Mexico Volunteer Cavalry. Named after Captain George N. Bascom, 16th U.S. Infantry. Officers quarters constructed of sandstone and roofed with poles and earth. All other buildings constructed of adobe.
HM NumberHM175I
Placed ByFort Bascom Trading Post Business
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 9:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 616255 N 3893651
Decimal Degrees35.17910000, -103.72323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 10.746', W 103° 43.394'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 10' 44.76" N, 103° 43' 23.64" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 319-381 E Main St, Tucumcari NM 88401, US
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