Nurse's Quarters

Nurse's Quarters (HM1M3O)

Location: Fort Stanton, NM 88323 Lincoln County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 29.628', W 105° 31.64'

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Site of Building 11

This building was constructed in 1940 on the site of building 11 (formerly barracks and then the original tubercular hospital). While it does not match the style or construction of most of the original fort buildings, it does reflect the Territorial design of historic New Mexico. This large building was used as a dormitory to house single nurses working at the hospital.

'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.
HM NumberHM1M3O
Year Placed2014
Placed ByFort Stanton Historic Site
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 451014 N 3706156
Decimal Degrees33.49380000, -105.52733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 29.628', W 105° 31.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 29' 37.68" N, 105° 31' 38.4" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Black Jack Pershing Rd, Fort Stanton NM 88323, US
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