A Brief History of Fort Selden Historic Site


Learn about the history of Fort Selden Historic Site.


In this program, students will learn about the long history of the area now known as Fort Selden Historic Site and the people who have made it their home over time from the ancient Mogollon communities, the Spanish who traveled and traded along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, to the U.S. military and their families.

Program Duration: 20-30 minutes

Additional information


Fort Selden Historic Site & Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property


Social Studies



Age Group

Pre-K – Kindergarten, 1st – 2nd Grade, 3rd – 5th Grade, 6th – 8th Grade, 9th – 12th Grade, College, Adult