Confinement in the Land of Enchantment: Japanese American internment in New Mexico during World War II.
Confinement in the Land of Enchantment is a traveling exhibit which chronicles the experiences of people of Japanese descent who lived in New Mexico just before, during, and after World War II. The exhibit will be on display April 27, 2019, at the Fort Stanton Historic Site Visitor’s Center with a community forum and reception at 1:30 PM. Guest Speakers include: Dr. Roy Ebihara, Baca Camp Internee Tessa M. Cencula, Fort Stanton Historian Dr. Diane Ball, CLOE Educator.
Join us for our second annual Mother’s Day Tea fundraiser featuring a Victorian-era tea party, costumed living historians, and a program about Victorian social etiquette. $20 per person, $15 for seniors and students, and free for children under six . Reservations required. 575-354-0341
Fort Stanton will be hosting its annual March on Rome World War II reenactment and Living History display on Saturday, July 27, 2019, on the grounds of the fort. Authentic camps for both Allied and Axis forces will be open to the public between 4 and 6 p.m. with a public show battle beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Join us on the third weekend of each month for a Living History Encampment at Fort Stanton when the Living Historians of the Fort Stanton Garrison, re-enact the pre-Civil War Company K, 8th US Infantry (1858). The soldiers and frontier women set up camp at the Fort on Friday evening, and on Saturday present interactive historical interpretations from 10am to 4pm.