Bent's Old Fort
National Historic Site Colorado


The 2021 Bicentennial of the Santa Fe Trail Symposium, September 23-26, 2021, celebrates 200 years of commerce and cultural connections. This is a Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) event held at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, La Junta, CO and the surrounding area. The event will include speakers, tours and living history. The fort will host a multi-day living history effort set in the year 1843. All the Living Historians have been vetted by the SFTA Symposium Living History Committee. No walk-on Living Historians will be permitted. There will be special presentations on-site during the week that is free to the visiting public. To take part in the bus tours or the presentations at Otero Junior College you must register through the Santa Fe Trail Association.


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Last updated: February 12, 2021

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35110 State Highway 194
La Junta , CO 81050


719 383-5010

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