Fort Vasquez

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Other Names: 

Dates used: 1835 - 1842

Location of Fort: Platteville, CO

Use: Trading


N: 40-11.699

W: 104-49.248

Established in either 1838 by Louis Vasquez and Andrew Sublette of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company as one of the more active competitors of Bent's Fort on the Arkansas River.   

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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