Fort Bayard, whose roots stretch to 1866, was designated as
a national historic landmark in 2004. It has been a New Mexico historic district since 2001.
The two-hour tour will be led by Kathy Hill, who lived at Fort Bayard during the Veteran’s Administration years, and Richard Mitchem, a military historian.
Museum time will be scheduled after the tour, which begins at 9:30 Saturday morning.
All ages are welcome. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather and moderate walking.
Cost will be $3 per person or $10 per family. The gift shop in the museum will be open after
Participants should meet at 9:30 Saturday morning in the museum, between Deming and Silver City. Phone 307-640-3012 for more information.