Fort Stanton Historical Site, Fort Stanton

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  • Our visit to Fort Stanton was short (we had less than an hour), and we wished we could have stayed longer. There is much to learn and explore here. A very interesting history, this fort had been in us...  more »
  • Huge site with many buildings to explore and loaded with history. Make sure to watch the film. It is off the beaten path, we were about the only people there, which was a shame because it is free and ...  more »
  • Great historical military and public health site. The buildings are in remarkable shape considering how old they are. First a fort, internment camps for German sailors and tuberculosis sanatarium. Interesting place!
  • I really enjoy visiting Fort Stanton. They let you watch a movie at the beginning of the tour and they explain you the best way to enjoy the tour. Lots of history. They have an area to buy souvenirs. Not far from Ruidoso, NM and the scenery is beautiful.

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