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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?

Travelers unhitch their animals in the side corral

Many of the west’s most important men passed through the gates of Bent’s Fort. Some of their names were Joseph Walker, John C. Fremont, Kit Carson, Bill Williams, Tom Fitzpatrick, Dick Wooten, Francis Parkman, Marcus Whitman, General Kearny, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, and George Ruxton.