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    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico

Directions

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Getting There

Plane
Fly to Albuquerque, NM or Denver, CO.

Car
From Albuquerque (156 miles), Santa Fe (94 miles) or Las Vegas, NM (28 miles) take I-25 north, exit 366 at Watrous, 8 miles on NM 161.

From Denver (313 miles), Colorado Springs (243 miles) or Raton (95 miles) take I-25 south, exit 366 at Watrous, 8 miles on NM 161.

Public Transportation
No bus or public transportation service to Fort Union.

Did You Know?

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In 1883 the Fort Union Dramatic Club, aided by the Twenty-Third Infantry band stationed at the post, performed in a two-night variety show in Las Vegas to raise funds for a post school. Tickets cost 75 cents for reserved seating and 50 cents for general admission.