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    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico

Park Planning

Administrative History

Ethnographic Overview (3.27 MB)

Visitor Center Interpretive Concepts Plan, 2008 [PDF, 222 KB]

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Did You Know?


Fort Union was established to protect commercial and military enterprises along the Santa Fe Trail. The fort was strategically positioned near the junction of the Mountain and Cimarron Branches of the trail to better serve their purpose.