Chapel (HM1M28)

Location: Fort Stanton, NM 88323 Lincoln County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 29.74', W 105° 31.605'

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The Catholic chapel was originally built in 1913 on a wing of building 11 across the parade ground. In 1938, buildings 10, 11 and 12 were demolished, but the chapel was left free standing. A new stone façade was added to the old chapel consisting of stones from the original barracks/hospital that was demolished. In 1940, a new chapel was built on this site and the stone façade that was installed on the old chapel was dismantled, moved to the new chapel and reassembled.

'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.
HM NumberHM1M28
Year Placed2014
Placed ByFort Stanton Historic Site
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 451069 N 3706362
Decimal Degrees33.49566667, -105.52675000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 29.74', W 105° 31.605'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 29' 44.4" N, 105° 31' 36.3" W
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Area Code(s)505
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Black Jack Pershing Rd, Fort Stanton NM 88323, US
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