Fort St Vrain

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Other Names: Fort Lookout, Fort George

Dates used: 1837 - 1844

Location of Fort: Gilcrest, CO

Use: Trading


N: 40-16.743

W: 104-51.298

Established in 1837 by The Bent brothers and Ceran St Vrain as the first and largest trading post on the South Platte River.   

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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