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A bit further south, in New Mexico, National Parks presents Fort Union, without which the Santa Fe Trail and the settlement of New Mexico and the protection of the Californian goldfields could not have been achieved. Fort Union became obsolete in the late nineteenth century with the advent of the railway and was ... abandoned. What remains today are its foundations, a few fireplaces and sections of wall. What a missed opportunity! A sturdily built fort of ...
Wednesday, June 5 - Storrie Lake State Park, Las Vegas, New Mexico
The park has twenty five sites with electricity and water hookups. Primitive camping is also available. There were pit toilets near us but the park does have hot showers , a dump station and potable water. We arrived during a rain and hail storm just for a stopover so we weren’t able to see everything the park offers. The park is on ...
... with electricity. Beautiful! The rest of the group arrived, we all set up snacks and got to know one another and have lots of laughs.
The next day we joined the part of the group that had a campfire going and we all shared in a group breakfast with Chuck's great griddle for cooking on! Mike had made biscuits and cream gravy so some people were in heaven! We were told we would have to move from where we had camped ...
... efforts by Greer Garson and her husband, Colonel E.E. Fogelsen. The latter owned more than 5500 acres of land here, which he eventually left to Greer Garson. Together they donated a half-million dollars for the visitor's center (government matched it), and then, when she inherited the land, Garson donated it to the park. She also did the narration on the park video. Another National Park established largely due to the efforts of a single ...
... was the adobe brick version; incarnation 1 was built of wood and sod, and lasted about a year. Incarnation two was a "star" (really 8 points) fort built in anticipation of the Civil War action (but which, as one of its commanders demonstrated) could be easily fired upon by cannon from the too-nearby bluffs. Incarnation 3 was significantly more developed, and larger. There are photos of what the buildings used to look like all decked ...
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