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Bent"s Old Fort National Historic Site

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Published by Southwest Parks and Monuments Association in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

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  • Bent"s Old Fort National Historic Site (Colo.)
    • Subjects:
    • Bent"s Old Fort National Historic Site (Colo.),
    • Bent"s Old Fort National Historic Site (Colo.) -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[written by Mark L. Gardner ; edited by Derek Gallagher].
      GenrePictorial works.
      ContributionsGallagher, Derek.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF782.A7 G29 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p.
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL705271M
      ISBN 10187785686X
      LC Control Number97062507
      OCLC/WorldCa43711185


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History lovers will find plenty to explore at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, one of the first, and for a time only, major settlements in the west.

William and Charles Bent, along with Ceran St. Vrain, built the original fort on this site in to trade with plains Indians and trappers. A ¼ mile walk down the original Santa Fe Trail to the Fort is a walk back into the s and s when Bent's Fort was called the "Castle of the Plains".

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Vrain in Otero County, Colorado. Abandoned in Originally known as Fort William. A visit to Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site is an excellent way to fill up some of your next vacation.

To get there, make your way approximately miles ( kilometers) from the state capital, Denver, until you arrive at La Junta. Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site is located just 5 miles from La Junta and over years back in time. This reconstructed trading post located on the Santa Fe Trail was the last United States outpost before crossing the Arkansas River and entering Mexico.

Visiting Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site. Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site is located at State Highway E, La Junta, CO. There’s a Living History fee of $3 for adults, $2 for year olds with children under 6 years age free. Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, Colorado, commemorates an historic s fort and trading post along the Santa Fe Trail in southeastern Colorado.

The original fort was lost to time and wear, but a faithful reproduction was completed in after the site was declared a National Historic Site in Bent's Old Fort is an fort located in Otero County in southeastern Colorado, United States. A company owned by Charles Bent and William Bent and Ceran St.

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Early in the s the Colorado State Historical Society acquired Bent’s Old Fort and soon arranged for an archeological investigation to determine the fort’s general outlines.

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