Fort Nepesta

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Dates used: 1840s - 1854

Location of Fort: Pueblo, CO

Use: Trading

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In the 1840s a band of 'free trappers' founded a trading post and an adobe fort along the Arkansas River.  In 1854 Indians attacked the fort and massacred its occupants.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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