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    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico

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June 06, 2014
Fort Union Days Weekend
Fort Union National Monument announces the return of its Fort Union Days weekend event on June 21 and 22, 2014. The event weekend is FREE to the public and runs from 8am-10:00 pm on Saturday, and 8 am-4:30 pm on Sunday.

May 01, 2014
Naturalization Ceremony at Fort Union National Monument
Fort Union National Monument is pleased to announce its first Naturalization Ceremony to be held on May 9, 2014 from 1pm-2pm. This is an opportunity for some to become the first in their family to earn American Citizenship. This Oath of Allegiance will be taken by 13 applicants as they will be granted Citizenship.

May 01, 2014
2014 Camp of Instruction
Fort Union National Monument announces the annual Camp of Instruction weekend on Friday and Saturday May 9th and 10th.

Did You Know?


In 1877 there was a smallpox epidemic at Fort Union. The hospital was so full that they had to set up tents outside to accomodate the overflow of patients.