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    Bent's Old Fort

    National Historic Site Colorado


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Did You Know?

Oxen being driven by teamster

Eight to ten oxen were used to pull the trade wagons from Missouri to Bent's Fort. Oxen were cheaper, less temperamental and tasted better than mules or horses.