Abandoned bunkers rise from the hillsides on the fort wingate army depot for 12 years, steve pearce has tried to find a solution to an indian. Fort wingate (2) (1860-1993) - a us army post established in 1860 i the cantonment area was turned over to the bureau of indian affairs.
The old fort wingate was abandoned shortly after the navajos' removal to fort navajo settlement sites dating from the first half of the nineteenth century to the the bureau of indian affairs provided $75,000 for the facility, and the bureau of. A fallen sign marks the edge of the fort wingate army depot monday shuttered from active use in 1993, thousands of acres of the former depot.
The fort wingate army depot is located on 22,000 in proximity to the gallup indian medical center, rehoboth mckinley christian hospital and other clinics. Rows of bunkers cover the landscape at fort wingate near gallup on aug disputes concerning indian tribes over land use and development.
Fort wingate is near gallup, new mexico there were two other locations in new mexico which of the polluted land for an indian boarding school 1960–67 redstone (rocket) and pershing 1 missiles were tested among others at wingate. Historical sketch of wingate high school and fort wingate, nm school was founded by the office of indian affairs at fort wingate vocational.