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Dates used: 1852 - 1858

Location of Fort: Garland, CO

Use: Military

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Established on June 22, 1852 on Ute Creek for protection of the settlers from the Ute and Apache Indians.  Due to unhealthful conditions it was replaced by Fort Garland in 1858.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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