Fremont Fort

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Dates used: 1843 -

Location of Fort: Peyton, CO

Use: Military




This fort is a cone shaped butte.  Fremont's party was looking for a pass thru the mountains when they were surprised by a large war party.  Fremont and his party  fought their way to the butte where they held off the Indians until two scouts escaped and went to a settlement for help.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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