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    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico


2014 Naturalization ceremmony
2014 Naturalization ceremony at Fort Union National Monument
Volunteer Richard Gonzales

Our Partners

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Laws & Policies

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Fort Union National Monument's Enabling Legislation

Superintendent's Compendium

Code of Federal Regulations for Parks, Forests and Public Property

The Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (ARPA)

Firearms in Parks Policies

New Mexico Department of Public Safety Information

Guidelines for Living History and Black Powder Demonstrations .


Park Planning

Click HERE for Information on the following planning documents:

2014 Fort Union National Monument Foundation Plan

Fort Union National Monument Administrative History

Fort Union National Monument Ethnographic Overview and Assessment

Fort Union National Monument Exhibit Concept Plan - A Conceptual Plan for the Development of Museum Exhibits

Did You Know?


The post band usually provided music for dances and special occasions, such as weddings, welcome and farewell parties, birthday parties, and holiday celebrations. They also performed in nearby communities such as Las Vegas and Santa Fe. Following the arrival of the railroad, they were invited to play for dances and other activities in such places as the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway resort hotel near Las Vegas during the 1880's.