NMHS | July 2023

Photo credit: Michelle Huey, Ruidoso News

Fort Stanton Live - Fort Stanton Historic Site

Held annually on the second Saturday in July (July 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Fort Stanton Live brings costumed interpreters from the Civil War and Indian Wars era to the Fort for demonstrations, presentations, and concerts. Activities Include cavalry, infantry, and artillery demonstrations (no cannons or cap guns will be fired), authors, speakers, tours, old-time games for kids, and live entertainment.

Local food vendors are also on hand to provide sustenance for your day at the Fort, so bring a healthy appetite for knowledge, food, and fun.

Old Lincoln Days - Lincoln Historic Site

Mark your calendars for August 4-6, 2023 for the return of Old Lincoln Days and the Last Escape of Billy The Kid Pageant. Experience Lincoln Historic Site's Museums, Billy the Kid's Last Escape at the Pageant, as well as food, live music, vendors and a parade!