Historical

Fort Union National Monument

Watrous, NM

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Address: Watrous, NM 87753, USA Number: (505) 425-8025 Website How do we get there?

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ort Union was established in 1851 as the guardian of the Santa Fe Trail. During its forty-year history, three different forts were constructed close together. The third Fort Union was the largest in the American Southwest, and functioned as a military garrison, territorial arsenal, and military supply depot for the southwest. The largest visible network of Santa Fe Trail ruts can be seen here.

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2015

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