Fort Robidoux

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Other Names: Fort Uncompahgre

Dates used: 1825 - 1846

Location of Fort: Delta, CO

Use: Trading




Established in 1825 on the left bank of the Gunnison River.  It stood on a part of the Old Spanish Trail leading north from Taos.  The Utes attacked and burned this fort and killed all the occupants in 1846 or 1847. 

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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