Other Names: Fort Lancaster
Dates used: 1836 - 1845, 1859 - 1864
Location of Fort: Fort Lupton, CO
Established in 1836 and became the first permanent settlement in northern Colorado. Lupton abandoned his fort in 1845. The fort was unoccupied from 1845 to 1859. It was used as a stop for immigrants and then an Overland stage station.
For more information see:
American Forts Network (internet)
Encyclopedia of Historic Forts
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