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    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico

Laws & Policies

Laws & Policies

1916 ACT TO ESTABLISH A NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 51.8KB PDF

Enabling Legislation for Fort Union National Monument


Fort Union National Monument Superintendent's Compendium and Other Park Regulations

A compendium is a compilation of designations, closures, permit requirements and other restrictions made by the superintendent in addition to what is contained in the Code of Federal Regulations and other applicable federal statutes and regulations.


An Introduction to the Superintendent's Compendium 2014 57kb PDF

Superintendents Compendium 2014 605KB PDF

Code of Federal Regulations, TITLE 36 -- Parks, Forests, and Public Property

Archaeological Protection Act



FIREARMS IN PARKS

Legislation - As of February 22, 2010 a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park. Refer to
Section 512 of the Credit Card Accountability and Disclosure Act of 2009, Public Law 111-24, 123 Stat. 1764-65 .

Park User Responsibility - It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit our state's website.

New Mexico Department of Public Safety

Weapons Prohibited in Federal Facilities - Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Refer to 18 U.S.C. 930






GUIDELINES FOR LIVING HISTORY AND BLACK POWDER

Living History and Black Powder Demonstrations

19th Century Artillery Drill 9.72MB PDF

Infantry living history 139KB PDF

19th Century Musket Manual 7.52MB PDF

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Did You Know?

camel

A camel came into the posession of the depot quartermaster at Fort Union in 1862. This was one of several brought to the Southwest as a possible means of transporting military supplies.