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November 06, 2014
November 20 2014 Glimpses of the Past
Come one, come all to McNeal’s Marvelous Medicine Show! Join Diana Enright as she brings to life the story of Violet McNeal, one of the few women to master the art of the medicine show.

October 03, 2014
October 16 2014 Glimpses of the Past Program - La Lloronoa The Wailing Woman
The story of La Llorona is one that children have heard from their elders for hundreds of years. It is a sad tale, but it lives strong in the memories of the people with many swearing it to be true. The famous ghost of Spanish folklore is a widespread legend in North and South America and is known throughout the world for her chilling cries as she searches for her loved ones.

September 11, 2014
September 20 2014 First Fort and Arsenal Tours
Fort Union National Monument announces its First Fort and Arsenal Tours on September 20. The public may visit the site of the original fort, and see the remnants of Fort Union's arsenal, which was crucial in keeping the army of the Southwest supplied with arms and munitions. Special focus will highlight the Red River War of 1874, as well Fort Union's impact on the Red River War, and other events during the Indian Wars period.

September 09, 2014
September 18, 2014 Glimpses of the Past
Route 66 was commissioned in 1926 as part of the first federal highway system. It followed the paths of pioneer trails such as the Old Santa Fe Trail, and later became a Dust Bowl migration route, WWII strategic military route, and vacation route. Today, it is still celebrated as an American icon through literature, film, and song.

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.

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