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Established in Eighteen Hundred Fifty Five as a fort and cavalry post to control Geronimo's Mescalero Apaches. Named after Captain Henry W. Stanton, First United States Dragoons, who was killed in action with the Indians. By a Presidential proclam…
During 1945, 17 men of Japanese ancestry were imprisoned here in what was officially known as Japanese Segregation Camp No. 1. Shortly after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, the federal government confined more than 120,000 Japanese American cit…
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
Named for Captain Henry W. Stanton, Fort Stanton was established May 4, 1855 as a military fort to protect settlers from Apache attacks. Operated as a military fortification until 1896, it played a part in the Civil War, was the first Tuberculosi…
Fort Stanton Cave Has been designated a Registered Natural Landmark The site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of man's environment 1975
White Oaks grew rapidly after the discovery of gold in 1869. From tent city to bustling mining town, it was the largest town in Lincoln County with cultural events and an occasional bandit. Gold depletion and failure to grant railroad right-of-way…
Her second husband was George Barber. Under the Desert Land Act, they patented 400 acres in 1883. The act required irrigating the land and in 1881 Susan built a dam across Three Rivers stream and a half-mile ditch to convey water to her property. …
In Memory Of The Men And Women Of The American Merchant Marine ———————————- American Merchant Marine Veterans This ancient anchor is a tribute to Merchant Mariners the wor…
John H Tunstall Age 24 Killed Here February 18,1878 Triggering Lincoln County War Erected By L. C. Hist. Society Feb. 18, 1978
Built in 1855, as a single story, gabled roof structure of simple design and construction, this building housed officers and their families. It was here that 2nd Lieutenant John J. Pershing was quartered in 1887 and where he met his future wife. O…