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    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico

Plan Your Visit

Whether you're traveling by covered wagon or by car, we have tips to help you plan your trip to Fort Union National Monument! Select from the topics on the left under PLAN YOUR VISIT for some helpful information.

Did You Know?


Freemasons were among the first to advocate for the preservation of Fort Union, the site where two Masonic lodges had been founded. On January 23, 1929, the members of Chapman Lodge No. 2 at Las Vegas (one of the lodges which had its origins at Fort Union in 1862) selected a committee to "have Fort Union declared a national monument."