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Fort Stanton LIVE

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This annual event brings costumed re-enactors from the Civil War and Indian Wars era to the Fort for demonstrations, presentations, live music and a military ball which will have visitors dancing into the night.

Additionally, the event brings authors, historians, photographers, artists and a variety of historical vendors to site to share their crafts and other handiwork. 

Local food vendors are on hand to provide sustenance for your day at the Fort.

Event Start: 9:00 AM  on Saturday, July 13, 2019

Event End: 4:00 PM  on Saturday, July 13, 2019

Fee: $5.00

Location: Fort. Stanton State Monument

General information: 575-354-0341



Morning Flag Ceremony/Parade Grounds

SILENT AUCTION Opens/Quartermasters

LECTURES (4 or 5 at scheduled times, varying topics) /Hospital

Native American Flute (twice)/Catholic Chapel

LECTURE - Fort Stanton Cave (3 times)/BLM Officers Quarters

BANDS – 2 or 3 /Stage

GUIDED TOUR - Internment Camp (2x)/Chapel

Infantry Drill Impressions /Parade Grounds

Artillery Cannon Fire (twice at scheduled times)/Nurses Quarters (Parking lot side)


Saber Presentation/Stage

Lincoln Militia Show Battle/South Parking Lot/Terrace area

SILENT AUCTION Closes/Quartermasters

Evening Flag Ceremony /Parade Grounds

Re-enactor Supper /Cafeteria


Children’s Activities /Nurses Quarters Courtyard

Spencer Jackson Minstrel Show /Parade Grounds

Chuckwagon, Farm and Ranch Museum & Friends /Parade Grounds/Outside Barracks

Mescalero Apache Dancers /Parade Grounds AM/Stage PM

Spinners /Officers’ Quarters

“Grand Army of the Republic” Haenn /Commanding Officers Quarters

Garrison Ladies Crafts /Commanding Officers Quarters

Pottery Making Demonstrations /Next to BLM Officers Quarters

First Aid Station and EMT /Museum Front Parking Lot

Authors, Book Signing /Museum Porch

Lincoln County Historical Society /Museum Porch

Friends of the Hubbard Museum /Museum Porch

Billy the Kid Outlaw Gang /Guardhouse

Arts, Antiques, Crafts Vendors, Silent Auction /Quarter Masters

Earlier Event: June 8
Horseback Tours