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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?

pocket billiards

One of the most interesting items described as being at Bent’s Fort was “a regularly established billiard room”. Mentioned by many original visitors, the billiard table is as surprising to modern visitors as it was 160 years ago. The impressive table measures 6ft. by 12ft.