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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1846/09/00 Jeremy Gilmer Engineer Construction begins on Fort Marcy, built to shelter US Troops in case of a revolt Taos Revolt
1847/01/23 Sterling Price US Army Commander Stirling Price leads five companies of Missouri soldiers out of Fort Marcy and heads for Taos. Taos Revolt
1847/01/23 Ceran St Vrain Commander of New Mexican Volunteers Ceran St Vrain leads a company of New Mexican volunteer soldiers out of Fort Marcy and follows Sterling Price to Taos Taos Revolt
1885/00/00 Adolph F Bandelier Archaeologist Adolph F Bandelier investigates the ruins of Fort Marcy

Places

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PlaceAsNotedInType
Fort Marcy Officer's Residence
  • NRHP

Data »

Particulars for Fort Marcy Ruins:
Structure Type Fortification
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Sight Category Site



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 14th April 1975

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Fort Marcy Ruins
Registry Address: Off NM 475
Registry Number: 75001169
Resource Type: Site
Owner: Local
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 33
Contributing Sites: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1846
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Fortification
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Outdoor recreation

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