This website is dedicated to former "kids" who spent our childhoods at Fort Stanton, New Mexico, during its years as a US Marine Hospital Service and US Public Health Service hospital.

 

 

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Although our numbers are dwindling, some of us may make it back to Fort Stanton on July 13, 2013.

Click here to read our latest newsletter and here for the latest Fort Stanton newsletter.

  

 

Scenes From Our 2012 Reunion

From left: State Monuments Director Richard Sims meets with Kids Claire Boyd Fluharty, Tom Gould, Alfred Sanchez and Danna Kusianovich Henderson; Sims joins Danna, John Kusianovich and Tom Gould at dinner; Sims talks with Danna at our booth as Dot Heck Williams looks on.

     
From left:   Our reunion dinner at the Dolan House in Lincoln drew a big crowd; John Kusianovich (in white shirt) joins the re-enactors; Ruth Jean Craig McAdoo reminisces with childhood friend Claire in our booth; Alfred Sanchez and Eva Howard McCollum renew acquaintances.

See photos from past reunions on Kids Then and Now page.

          Photos courtesy of David Tremblay, Joe Arcure, Kids Collection

On these pages you will find photos of our reunions, historic photos, and the names of  "kids" with whom we are in contact.

Fort Stanton is now a State Monument,  and Fort Stanton Cave is the centerpiece of a National Conservation Area. Restoration of many of the historic buildings dating from the late 1800s is in progress and exploration of the cave (14 miles of which have been mapped so far) is ongoing.   

Four beautiful books have been published about our old fort. You may purchase them from the authors.  CDs containing nearly 1,000 historic photos are available for $10.  The token price helps defray the cost of this website. Click here for details.

Want to know more? Have any photos you'd like to add to the collection? Contact the webmaster.

 

 

 

Birthday Party at Bldg. 13, 1938 On horseback behind Bldg. 13, 1943 Kids reunion, 2009 Enjoying visiting at 2009 reunion

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