Fort Union National Monument - Watrous, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 35° 54.432 W 105° 00.774
13S E 498835 N 3973655
Quick Description: Fort Union National Monument-Exposed to the wind, within a sweeping valley of short grass prairie, amid the swales of the Santa Fe Trail, lie the territorial-style adobe remnants of the largest 19th century military fort in the region.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 2/8/2020 11:00:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM122A9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
Fort Union National Monument-A Fort For a Young America
Exposed to the wind, within a sweeping valley of short grass prairie, amid the swales of the Santa Fe Trail, lie the territorial-style adobe remnants of the largest 19th century military fort in the region. For forty years, 1851-1891, Fort Union functioned as an agent of political and cultural change, whether desired or not, in New Mexico and throughout the Southwest.
State/States the Park is located...: New Mexico

Park Designation: Monument/Memorial

Website From the National Parks Service Page of this Waymark...: [Web Link]

Are pictures included?: yes

Times the Visitors Center (or Park) is Open....: Not listed

Months the Visitors Center/Park is open...: Not listed

SECONDARY website.: Not listed

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Blazer3T visited Fort Union National Monument - Watrous, NM 3/20/2017 Blazer3T visited it