Fort Van Buren

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Dates used: 1835 - 1842

Location of Fort: Rosebud, MT

Use: Trading

GPS  N: 6-16.190

         W: 106-28.260

Established in 1835 by the American fur Company on the right bank of the Yellowstone River at the Mouth of the Rosebud River.  Charles Larpenture abandoned and burned the fort in 1842.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

Forty Years a Fur Trader

March of the Montana Column

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