Cantonment on

  The White River

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Dates used: 1879 - 1883

Location of Fort: Meeker, CO

Use: Military




Established on October 14, 1879 in response to the Meeker Massacre.  The post was abandoned on August 7, 1883 and the buildings became the nucleus of the town of Meeker.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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