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Bents Old Fort

State HIstorical Society of Colorado

Bents Old Fort

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Published by Not Avail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9642225M
    ISBN 100999004379
    ISBN 109780999004371


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Bents Old Fort by State HIstorical Society of Colorado Download PDF EPUB FB2

An interesting history of Bent's Fort, the Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, and the American west & southwest. This book is fairly old, written inbut I thought it covered the subject well. I have visited the reconstructed Bent's Old Fort and was curious about the by: Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site features a reconstructed s adobe fur trading post on the mountain branch of the Santa Fe Trail where traders, trappers, travelers, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes came together in peaceful terms for trade.

Today, living historians recreate the sights, sounds, and smells of the past with guided. Bent's Old Fort Information William and Charles Bent, along with Ceran St. Vrain, built the original fort on this site in to trade with plains Indians and trappers.

The adobe fort quickly became the center of the Bent, & Company's expanding trade empire that included Fort to the north and Fort Adobe to the south, along. Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site On the Santa Fe Trail at Pecos National Historic Site.

PDF Downloads. Educators Guide to Bent's Fort Bent's Fort Teachers Resource Guide Bent's Fort Map Bent's Old Fort Brochure Bent's Old Fort Owl Woman Colorado Mountain Men Fur Traders Activity Sheet.

Bent's Fort Trade Game (download all cards below). This book was published a number of years ago but remains as one of the best references on Bent's Old Fort. The reconstructed fort is located east of La Junta and is operated by the National Park Service with regular hours of operation.4/5(1).

Although "fort" is in its name, this adobe building wasn't necessarily a military installation. The U.S. Army didn't use the fort full-time until Originally built inyou can travel to Bent's Old Fort to see a reconstruction of the original structure.

The building is unmistakable. While Bay was reading a book about Bent’s Old Fort, she was inspired to create a similar adobe castle in Morrison, Colo. The Arnolds hired William Lumpkins, a top architect in adobe construction, as well as a contractor from New Mexico.

The Fort was first authentic replica of Bent’s Read the entire post >. The Self Guided Activity is an activity book consisting of pictures and discussion questions that you can print out and bring with you to Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site to enhance your experience.

It can be used on it's own or as a supplement to the Self Guided Tour book that is available in the brochure room at Bent's Old Fort. The book was originally. Hotels near Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site: ( mi) Hampton Inn La Junta ( mi) Santa Fe Trail Inn ( mi) High Chaparral Inn ( mi) Hotel Ordway ( mi) Bushy's Blue Sky Motel; View all hotels near Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site on Tripadvisor5/5().

Though BENT'S FORT was published in hardcover by Doubleday back inthis book can yet be used as a great introduction and study to both the Bent family and their fort on the Arkansas River. Neither Fort Union nor Fort Pierre, two of the largest centers of the mountain and plains fur trade, could come close to meeting its by: This is a book for serious history buffs.

Since Bents Fort was an important focal point to the trading done in the SW, I think you can say this is a history of business along the Santa Fe Trail and the surrounding territory.

It is Bents Old Fort book and more. It is a history not of Bents Fort as much as it is a history of the SW in the 19th Century/5(17). Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site - State HighwayLa Junta, Colorado - Rated based on 95 Reviews "This place was amazing.

Loved /5(96). Bent's Old Fort Book Store has a variety of trade goods, books, and videos on sale. NPS. The Trade Goods and Book Store at Bent's Old Fort offers many of the same trade goods that were exchanged for bison robes and other peltries at the fort in A visit to the store links you to the past when Bent's Fort was part of a thriving commercial.

Bent's Old Fort and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at War at Bents Fort (Forts of Freedom, Vol 1) ISBN ISBN 13 and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is. Tagged with: Bent's Old Fort, Bents Fort, Colorado, history, Kit Carson, Sam Arnold, The Fort Tesoro’s s Rendezvous and Spanish Art Market Posted on October 5, by The Fort Storyteller Posted in Bent's Old Fort History, Colorado History, History of The Fort, People of The Fort, Tesoro Cultural Center.

Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site Hwy East La Junta, Colorado Compiled and edited by Kathy Weiser/Legends of America, updated November Also See: Bent’s Fort Photo Gallery. Bent Brothers – Trading on the Santa Fe Trail.

Bent, St. Vrain & Company. Santa Fe Trail – Highway to the Southwest. Get directions, maps, and traffic for Bents Fort, CO. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. By the mids the Bents were trading many thousands of buffalo and other hides to people living in the eastern United States.

Bent’s Old Fort was located on the Santa Fé Trail. It was a major trade route on the border of the US and Mexico. Bent’s Old Fort was a main point on the Santa Fé Trail for sixteen years before it was destroyed. As we’re coming up on the anniversary of B’s first Junior Ranger badge, I thought it might be fitting to do a little recap of the place where it all started for us: Bent’s Old tiny national historic site is located next to the Arkansas River on the.

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Bent’s Old Fort is situated on a broad bend of the Arkansas River, just east of La Junta, rs Charles and William Bent built the outpost in the s as a. Not really a fort, but a private trading post on the early frontier, Bent's Old Fort traded with the Cheyenne, Kiowa, and other southern plains tribes.

During the s, this southeastern Colorado post bustled with mountain men, buffalo hunters, and Plains Indians eager to trade for supplies and other goods.

Bent's Old Fort, and the people who Price Range: $ - $ Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site May 4 at AM A long time ago, in either the s or s, Bent, St. Vrain & Com pany made inroads with a. Today, Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site is an elegant example of hands-on history, nurtured under the watchful eye of John Carson, a park ranger and interpreter whose roots here are as Author: Pete Warzel.

The Resource Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site: a self-guiding tour, text written by Bent's Old Fort interpretive staff ; booklet designed by Susana Echevarria.

After reading all about the place, in David Lavender’s book, Bent’s Fort. I also would like to get a close-up view of Bent’s Old Fort. [Picture from The Boomer ]The reproduction that is pictured above now stands as a National Historic site.

It’s Colorado location, just north of New Mexico, would fall within the range of a. Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site. If you like Westworld, you must visit this Fort. It’s a completely reconstructed Adobe Fur Trading Post, complete with actors reenacting what life was like at Bent’s Old Fort in the ’s’s.

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.

Lincoln RogersThe impressive Bents Old Fort was originally built in and was faithfully reconstructed in by the National Park Service. Buy Photo Tucked away near the small Colorado town of La Junta stands one of the most impressive business enterprises of the early American : Lincoln Rogers.

Located in Las Animas, Bent Fort Inn offers 2-star accommodations with a bar. With a restaurant, the 2-star motel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom.

Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge/10(46). item 2 CHEROKEE TRAIL BENTS OLD FORT BRIDGER #'d LE SIGNED WHITELEY BRAND BOOK v33 - CHEROKEE TRAIL BENTS OLD FORT BRIDGER #'d LE SIGNED WHITELEY BRAND BOOK v $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet.

Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site (Colo.) Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site (Colo.) -- Pictorial works.

Colorado -- Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site. - Explore dawn's board "Bents Fort" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Colorado, Santa fe trail and Old fort pins. Once the most important settlement on the Santa Fe Trail between Missouri and New Mexico, Bent's Old Fort has been reconstructed as it was during its reign as a major trading post from to Located 7 miles east of modern La Junta, this adobe fort on the Arkansas River was built by brothers 2/3(1).

Bent’s Old Fort Ma — Pat Bertram InWilliam and Charles Bent and Ceran St. Vrain, built the original fort on what was then the border of Mexico so they could trade with Plains Indians and trappers.

Bent's Old Fort The fort itself was completely reconstructed by the National Park Service as a bicentennial project and first opened to the public on J It is a replica of the fort that was erected here in by Bent, St Vrain & Company as a trading post along the Arkansas River on the U.

border with Mexico (at that time). Bent Fort Inn is located in Las Animas. Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site is a local landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Nelson Park and John Martin Reservoir State Park.

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Gardner. Western National Parks Association, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.