Fort

   Francisco Plaza

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Dates used: 1862 -

Location of Fort: La Veta, CO

Use: Military and trading

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Established in 1862 as an Indian defense but no problems developed with them.  The structure served as a trading post, railroad depot, fortified defense, and a rendezvous for trappers, prospectors, and military scouts. 

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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