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Fort Union National Monument


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May 21, 2017
May Night Sky Party
Fort Union National Monument announces its first Star Party of the year, weather permitting, on Saturday night May 27, 2017.

May 10, 2017
May Glimpses of the Past
Women often had lives very different from their Victorian counterparts in the East and it took a strong will and quick it to survive and thrive.

May 03, 2017
Naturalization Ceremony
Fort Union National Monument is pleased to announce its first special event of the year, a Naturalization Ceremony to be held on Friday May 12, 2017 from 1 pm-2 pm.

April 29, 2017
Junior Ranger Camp 2017
Fort Union National Monument announces its annual Junior Ranger Camp beginning on Wednesday, June 7th through Friday, June 9th, with registration starting at 9:30 a.m. and camp ending at 4:00 p.m.

April 29, 2017
Tourism to Fort Union National Monument creates $805,900 in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 12,000 visitors to Fort Union National Monument in 2016 spent $805,900 in communities near the park. That spending supported 11 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $910,700.

April 13, 2017
April 2017 Glimpses of the Past program
Ceran St. Vrain’s lasting impact on the Southwest can still be found in the trail ruts, old centers of trade, and mills he helped build and that still stand against the surrounding landscape as a monument to his legacy.

April 09, 2017
Junior Ranger Day
Fort Union National Monument announces its annual Junior Ranger Day celebration on Sunday, April 16th, 2017. Come out for a family-friendly day of events that include a black powder demonstration and a scavenger hunt.

March 10, 2017
March 2017 Glimpses of the Past program
Join Mr. Edward Wallace as he relates the incredible story of Estevan, a Moor and a slave of a Spanish explorer who survived an incredible odyssey to become one of the first outsiders to set foot in what would become the American Southwest.

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