Fort Huerfano

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Dates used: 1845 - 1847

Location of Fort: Avondale, CO

Use: Trading


N: 38-13.962

W: 104-15.692

Established in 1854 by Charles Autobees, scout and trapper, at the mouth of the Huerfano River.  It had six foot high adobe walls and timber towers.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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