To enjoy the remains of the fort ,you really must be a history buff. In the last 12 year since we first visited it, the adobe ha deteriorated to very little left. Years ago this should have been declared a national monument, but I guess no one had the vision. This and Cooks Spring played a lot in the early... 更多
Went here the first time with a local historian which lent a lot to the visit. It can be hard to find because the turn-off is almost immediately left after you turn onto Cooke's Peak road and is unmarked. Worth the drive though. In the summer watch for snakes. Don't miss the well, cemetery or the massacre canyon.
I conducted archaeological excavation here in the late 1980s, so this place always holds dear to me. The history of this place is real, unlike so many roadside attractions.
Fort Cummings was used at two different periods to protect travelers from Indian attacks. The other review has the directions how to get there. There is no signage until you get to the ruins. I was on a dual purpose motorcycle so the roads are fun to me. They could likely be traveled by pretty much any car but it... 更多
Hands down one of the most historic sites that I have visited with a combination of authenticity, atmosphere and actual... 更多
I suggest you have a pick-up or jeep if you plan to visit Ft. Cummings, 15 miles northeast of Deming,... 更多
If you like outdoorsy adventures, the trek to Fort Cummings and the informational signs along the way will definitely be... 更多