Guided Tours and Talks
2014 Event Schedule
May 9 - 10, 2014: Camp of Instruction Step back into history and witness the training of Company "A" of the 3rd New Mexico Volunteer Infantry, one of many Union Hispanic regiments organized at Fort Union that once defended the NEw MExicio Territory during the Civil War.
June 21 - 22, 2014: Fort Union Days Adventure into Fort Union's history in a two-day event filled with guest speakers. living hisotry encampments, cannon and musket firing demonstrations, and guided tours that encompass the diversity of natural, cultural, and military resources of the fort and the surrounding area.
July 10 - 12, 2014: Junior Ranger Camps July 10 (ages 7-8), July 11 (ages 9-10), July 12 (ages 11-12.) 10:00AM - 4:00PM. Geared for the youngest of our visitors, the Junior Ranger Camp is an all-day exploration of Fort Union's unique cultural, natural, and military aspects. Enrollment will be taken beginning June 1, 2014.
August 9, 2014: Candlelight Tours Step under the stars and back into history, to witness historical based skits which bring to life the stories of Fort Union's past. Tour times TBA.
September 20, 2014 First Fort & Arsenal Tours Journey back into history to the beginning of Fort Union at the FIrst Fort and Arsenal site on this ranger guided tour. 1st Tour 9:00AM, 2nd Tour 10:30AM, 3rd Tour 12:15PM, Final Tour 2:00PM.
Did You Know?
Fort Union had their own baseball team, and may have been the first baseball team in the West! They competed against teams from other communtites, including Las Vegas, Wagon Mound, Mora, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque.