Fort Stanton in Lincoln County to open for rare spooky tour

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – For the first time ever, the Fort Stanton hospital building will be opened for a spooky tour. The fort in Lincoln County was seized by confederate forces in the 1860’s and later became the site of a number of shootouts — some involving Indian tribes, another between an Army doctor and Army captain. The hospital at the fort used to treat tuberculosis patients at one point. Members of the Lincoln County Paranormal Historical Society will be onsite on October 27 to give visitors a rare visit of the fort at night, as well as share…