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Fort Selden State Monument

Gen. Douglas MacArthur Childhood Home.

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The fort was established in 1865 to protect travelers and residents in the Mesilla Valley from raids by local tribes. As a child, Gen. Douglas MacArthur lived at the fort. The spring Frontier Day celebration freatures games settlers played in the mid-19th century. A museum displays military uniforms, photographs and hardware. Rangers in period uniforms perform firearms demostrations. Daily 8:30-5:30. Demonstrations are given Sat.- Sun. 1-4, May 1-Sept.15. Closed holidays.

Location: 1280 Ft Selden Road, Radium Springs New Mexico 88054 Telephone 505-526-8911

Other History nearby:
(Las Cruces) Alameda Depot Historic District
(las Cruces) Bicentennial Log Cabin
(Deming) Deming Luna Mimbres Museum
(Radium Springs) Fort Selden State Monument
(Las Cruces) Historical Museum of Lawmen
(Las Cruces) Mesquite Street

03/04 Coming to The Radium Springs area