Fort Washakie

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Other Names:  Camp Brown

Dates used: 1871 - 1909

Location of Fort: Fort Washakie, WY

Use: Military




Established in January 1871 on a site originally occupied by Camp Augur.  The post was to protect the Shoshonis and the nearby mining settlements.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

Forts of the West

Fighting Cheyennes

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