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    Bent's Old Fort

    National Historic Site Colorado

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The following news releases have been issued by Bent's Old Fort Historic Site. All press inquiries should be directed to the Chief Ranger at (719) 383-5024.

Did You Know?

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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.