The April 2012 issue shows a photo of Fort Garland. What is that long tower?

The April 2012 issue shows a photo of Fort Garland. What is that long tower?

 

 

 

 

Daniel Patterson
Campo Seco, California

It’s a flagpole, which was standard at frontier military posts, says John Langellier, executive director of the Sharlot Hall Museum in Prescott, Arizona. Fort Bowie had a similar one.

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