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    Bent's Old Fort

    National Historic Site Colorado

Park Newspaper


Trappers are skinning a beaver to use the hide for hats.

Barbara Ingles

The"Bent's Fort Ledger" a quarterly newsletter, provides an effective way to communicate park news and developments. The newsletter keeps volunteers and the public current on volunteer work, activities, park developments, managment and special events. Tips on performing interpretion, living history, and research are included to assist in developing your skills, abilities and knowledge.

Did You Know?

Trapper teaches trapping to the visitors

One of the most educated and well traveled men at Bent’s Fort was a humble hunter named Jean Baptiste Charbonneau. This highly regarded Bent employee started out life as the infant son of Sacajawea and accompanied his mother on the famous Lewis and Clark expedition.