Detail of costumed interpreters at the annual Fort Stanton Live! celebration, New Mexico, USA

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Costumed interpreters -- soldiers, mountain men, Hispanic dancers and others -- depict the various characters who have played a role in the long history of Fort Stanton during the annual Fort Stanton Live! celebration. The August 11, 2007, event was marked by a proclamation making the 1855 cavalry fort a New Mexico State Monument, near Lincoln, NM, USA