You are here: HomeNewsFront Page News ArticlesLiving History with Fort Bayard School Days

Living History with Fort Bayard School Days

 Historic Fort Bayard started its annual Fort Bayard Days on Friday, Sept. 20, with a flag-raising ceremony presented by members of the Silver City Allingham-Golding Post No 18 of the American Legion and viewed by elementary school students from surrounding areas. The flag, which flew over the White House on Fort Bayard's birthday in August, was given to the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society by U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman. Students participated in the Pledge of Allegiance and a variety of patriotic songs. "President Theodore Roosevelt," played by Randy Milligan, even gave a speech commemorating New Mexico's 100th Birthday. Once the ceremony was done, students had the opportunity to explore the 20 living history booths and stations to learn more about this historic landmark.

To learn more about Fort Bayard go to: www.fortbayard.org

Photos by Melia Moore

Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates

Welcome to Three Times Weekly Updates! You will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.
You can unsubscribe anytime. We never share or rent your email to anyone.

Fire Alerts

Editor's Note

Thanks for being a Beat reader!

The Beat is now posting legal notices for area governmental agencies. Check under the menu item Community to find Legals for what's happening in the area in the way of meetings and other legal notices.

You may have noticed a new blue button on the upper left side of most pages. It says Sponsor GCBTo help defray ever-increasing costs of the Beat and to prevent the requirement for paid subscriptions, the Beat is asking you to choose an amount you want to pay on a one-time or regular basis to SPONSOR a page or feature that you rely on. 

If you subscribe to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.

Comics are now available. As the editor, I chose my favorites first--B.C. and Wizard of Id. The Beat is seeking sponsors for these comics and for your favorites, too. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for rates. 

Check Out Classifieds.

It's really easy to check to see if there's a classified ad. Just click on Classifieds in the blue menu and the page will open letting you know if there is a classified ad. Remember that your buying classified ads gives you a wide readership, as well as supporting the Beat.

Post YOURS for quick results!

Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.

Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com.

Go to top