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PostSubject: Ft. Bridger   October 26th 2016, 7:29 pm

Just sitting here watching the video and then read through the stuff. Very cool! I'd like to take a look at this place one day. Im less than 80 miles from Bent's Fort on the Colorado Plains, but this ft.bridger might be on the next to do list!
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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   November 9th 2016, 10:44 am

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Have you been to Fort Uncompahgre? Nice drive and great living history site.
http://www.mman.us/fortuncompahgre.htm

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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 17th 2017, 4:53 pm

Bent's Old Fort
Bridger
Fort Uncompahgre

A friend restored many of the buildings at all three of these locations as well as others in NM, CO, WY, NE.  He's made a pretty good living of working on old and new log structures as well as adobe.  Last time we talked was few years ago after he moved from the Montrose CO now in north eastern Colorado doing the same thing.
 
All three of these sites are well done for what they were in the day.

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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 18th 2017, 11:39 am

I visited Uncompahgre while under construction and was impressed with modern techniques applied to process, to improve and preserve without betraying the period correct construction and presentation....I got some great ideas for future projects...concur with Buck about all three.

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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 18th 2017, 12:54 pm

I love Bents fort! This summer, the top comes off the Jeep and I am taking a ride out there to enjoy the fort.
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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 18th 2017, 5:06 pm

I will have to look through my files, have a list of the better settlements, forts and stockades across North American. Some are better than others, I'll get back with that list.

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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 18th 2017, 8:38 pm

That list will be useful, Mr. Connor. Thank you for mentioning it.
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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 21st 2017, 7:23 am

Here you go Ron. Now looking for another list of places of interest. If you click on the names most will take you to more information, this list just keeps going.

When still active in the AMM we submitted information to the Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia program on a regular bases, this list was one of those projects.

Alabama
·         Landmark Park, Dothan
Alaska
·         Alaska Native Heritage CenterAnchorage
California
·         California Citrus State Historic ParkRiverside
·         Orcutt Ranch Horticulture CenterLos Angeles
·         Rileys Farm, Oak Glen, California / 17th and 18th c. Living History, Revolutionary War, Civil War & Gold Rush [1]
·         Stein Family Farm / National City Living History Farm Preserve, San Diego
Florida
·         Mission San Luis de ApalacheeTallahassee
·         Morningside Nature Center, Gainesville
·         Panhandle Pioneer Settlement Living History Museum, Blountstown, Florida[2]
Georgia
·         Agrirama, Tifton
·         Westville Plantation, Lumpkin
Hawaii
·         Kona Coffee Living History FarmKona District
Illinois
·         Blackberry Farm, Aurora
·         Corron Farm, Campton Hills
·         Garfield Farm and Inn Museum, Campton Hills
·         Kline Creek FarmWest Chicago
·         Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic SiteCharleston
·         Naper SettlementNaperville
·         Peck Farm Park, Geneva
·         Primrose Farm, St. Charles Township
·         Volkening Heritage Farm, Schaumburg
·         Wagner FarmGlenview, Cook County
Indiana
·         Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage ResortNappanee
·         Buckley Homestead Living History Farm, Lowell
·         Conner PrairieFishers
·         Historic Tunnel MillCharlestown
·         Lincoln Boyhood National MemorialLincoln City
·         Prophetstown State ParkBattle Ground
Iowa
·         Living History FarmsUrbandale
·         Ushers Ferry Historic VillageCedar Rapids
Kansas
·         Old Cowtown MuseumWichita[3]
Kentucky
·         Mountain HomeplaceStaffordsville
·         Shaker Village of Pleasant HillMercer County
Maryland
·         Carroll County Almshouse and FarmWestminster
·         National Colonial FarmAccokeek
·         Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Hill FarmOxon Hill
Massachusetts
·         Old Sturbridge VillageSturbridge
·         Pioneer VillageSalem
·         Plimoth PlantationPlymouth
·         Spencer-Peirce-Little FarmNewbury
·         Waters FarmSutton
Michigan
·         Greenfield VillageDearborn
Minnesota
·         Heman Gibbs FarmsteadFalcon Heights
·         The LandingShakopee
·         Oliver H. Kelley HomesteadElk River
Nebraska
·         Stuhr Museum of the Prairie PioneerGrand Island
·         Wessels Living History Farm, York
New Hampshire
·         New Hampshire Farm MuseumMilton
·         Strawbery BankePortsmouth
New Jersey
·         Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May, New Jersey[4]
·         Howell Living History FarmTitusville
·         Scansen173,http://www.scansen173.com
New Mexico
·         New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage MuseumLas Cruces
·         El Rancho de las GolondrinasSanta Fe County
New York
·         Erie Canal VillageRome
·         Farmers' MuseumCooperstown
·         Genesee Country Village and MuseumMumford
·         Mabee Farm Historic SiteRotterdam Junction
·         Muscoot FarmSomers
·         Museum VillageMonroe
·         Old Bethpage Village, Old Bethpage, Long Island, NY[5]
·         Queens County Farm MuseumGlen Oaks, Queens
·         Storm King Art CenterMountainville
·         Tilly Foster Farm MuseumBrewster
North Carolina
·         Carl Sandburg Home National Historic SiteFlat Rock
·         Clemmons Educational State ForestClayton
·         Cradle of Forestry in AmericaBrevard
·         Bethabara Historic DistrictWinston-Salem
·         Holmes Educational State ForestHendersonville
·         Horne Creek Living Historical FarmPinnacle
·         Jordan Lake Educational State ForestApex
·         Latta PlantationHuntersville
·         Long Valley Farm at Carvers Creek State ParkSpring Lake
·         Rendezvous Mountain Educational State ForestPurlear
·         Turnbull Creek Educational State ForestElizabethtown
·         Tuttle Educational State ForestLenoir, North Carolina
North Dakota
·         Frederick A. and Sophia Bagg Bonanza FarmRichland County
Ohio
·         Hale Farm and VillageBath Township, Summit County
·         Heritage Village MuseumSharonville
·         Malabar Farm State ParkRichland County
·         Sauder VillageArchbold, OH
Oregon
·         B Street Living Permaculture Museum, Pacific University[6]
·         Dorris Ranch Living History Farm, Springfield
·         Dufur Historical Society Living History Museum, Dufur
·         High Desert MuseumBend
·         Philip Foster Farm on the Oregon Trail Eagle Creek, Oregon
·         Schreiber Log Cabin, Dufur
·         Sherwood Heritage Center, Sherwood
Pennsylvania
·         Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, Edgmont Township, Delaware County[7]
Rhode Island
·         Casey FarmSaunderstown
·         Coggeshall Farm MuseumBristol
·         Watson FarmJamestown
South Carolina
·         Kings Mountain State ParkBlacksburg
Tennessee
·         Exchange Place - Gaines Preston Farm, Kingsport
·         The Homeplace, Land Between the Lakes
·         Museum of AppalachiaNorris
Texas
·         Barrington Living History Farm, Washington-on-the-Brazos
Virginia
·         Chippokes Plantation State ParkSurry
·         Claude Moore Colonial FarmMcLean
·         Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia[8]
·         Frontier Culture Museum of VirginiaStaunton
·         Matthews Living History Farm Museum, Independence[9]
Utah
·         This Is the Place Heritage Park, Salt Lake City
Washington
·         Pomeroy Living History FarmYacolt
West Virginia
·         Heritage Farm Museum and VillageHuntington, West Virginia
·         Watters Smith Memorial State ParkHarrison County
Wisconsin
·         Old World WisconsinEagle
Living transportation museums[edit]
Main article: Open-air museum
See also: List of heritage railways
See also: Category:Railroad museums in the United States.
·         California State Railroad MuseumSacramento, California
·         Cole Palen's Old Rhinebeck AerodromeRed Hook, New York
·         Museum of Transportation, St Louis County, Missouri
·         Railtown 1897 State Historic ParkJamestown, California
·         San Francisco Cable Car MuseumSan Francisco, California
·         Steamtown National Historic SiteScranton, Pennsylvania
·         Travel Town MuseumLos Angeles, California
·         Western America Railroad MuseumBarstow, California
·         Western Railway MuseumSolano County, California
Military forts and posts[edit]
Main article: List of forts § United States
The list of forts lists both historical, preserved and currently operational military posts. Not all are open to the public. Some of those open to the public will have living history guides.
Renaissance fairs[edit]
Main article: List of Renaissance fairs
Other open-air and living history museums[edit]
Arizona
·         Pioneer Living History MuseumPhoenix
·         Sharlot Hall MuseumPrescott
Arkansas
·         Ozark Folk CenterMountain View

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California
·         Bodie State Historic ParkBodie
·         Calico Ghost TownSan Bernardino County
·         Casa del HerreroMontecito
·         Columbia State Historic ParkColumbia
·         Empire Mine State Historic ParkGrass Valley
·         Fort Ross State Historic ParkFort Ross
·         Hearst Castle State Historic ParkSan Simeon
·         Heritage Square MuseumMontecito Heights, Los Angeles
·         La Purísima Mission State Historic ParkLompoc
·         Leonis Adobe MuseumCalabasas
·         Los Angeles Plaza Historic DistrictLos Angeles
·         Los Encinos State Historic ParkEncino, Los Angeles
·         Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic ParkPlacerville
·         Monterey State Historic ParkMonterey
·         Old Sacramento State Historic ParkSacramento
·         Riley's Farm & Living History Destination, Oak Glen
·         San Dieguito Heritage MuseumEncinitas
·         San Juan Bautista State Historic ParkSan Juan Bautista
·         Santa Susana Pass State Historic ParkChatsworth, Los Angeles
·         Virginia Robinson GardensBeverly Hills
·         Watts TowersWatts, Los Angeles
·         Will Rogers State Historic ParkPacific Palisades, Los Angeles
Colorado
·         Bent's Old Fort National Historic SiteOtero County
·         Fort Uncompahgre Living History Museum, Delta
·         Four Mile Historic Park, Denver[10]
·         Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, at Garden of the GodsColorado Springs
·         South Park CityFairplay
Connecticut
·         Mystic SeaportMystic
Florida
·         Bellevue PlantationTallahassee
·         Castillo de San MarcosSt. Augustine
·         Cracker CountryTampa
·         Fort Clinch State ParkAmelia Island
·         Lake Kissimmee State ParkLake Wales
·         Mission San Luis de ApalacheeTallahassee
·         Silver River MuseumMarion County
·         Yesteryear Village, on the South Florida Fairgrounds, Palm Beach County
Georgia
·         WestvilleLumpkin
Hawaii
·         Kona Coffee Living History FarmKona District
·         Polynesian Cultural CenterLā'ie
Illinois
·         Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic SiteCharleston
·         Lincoln's New SalemMenard County
·         Macktown Living History Education Center, Rockton
·         Midway Village Museum, Rockford[11]
·         Naper SettlementNaperville
Indiana
·         Conner PrairieFishers
·         Historic Tunnel MillCharlestown
·         Lincoln Boyhood National MemorialLincoln City
·         Spring Mill State ParkMitchell
Iowa
·         Living History FarmsUrbandale
Kansas
·         Boot Hill Museum, Dodge City
·         Old Cowtown MuseumWichita
·         Outdoor Museum, Abilene
·         Shawnee Town 1929Shawnee
Kentucky
·         AdsmorePrinceton
·         My Old Kentucky Home State ParkBardstown
·         Shaker Village of Pleasant HillMercer County
Louisiana
·         LSU Rural Life MuseumBaton Rouge
·         Vermilionville Cajun and Creole Folklife Park, Lafayette, Louisiana[12]
Maine
·         Fort WesternAugusta
·         Maine Forest & Logging Museum, living history site known as Leonard's Mills, Bradley
·         Washburn-Norlands Living History CenterLivermore
·         Willowbrook Museum VillageNewfield
Maryland
·         Button Farm Living History Center, Germantown
·         Historic St. Mary's City, St. Mary's City[13]
·         Jerusalem Mill, Kingsville
Massachusetts
·         Hancock Shaker VillageHancock
·         Historic DeerfieldDeerfield
·         Old Sturbridge VillageSturbridge
Michigan
·         Crossroad's Village & Huckleberry Railroad, Flint
·         Greenfield VillageDearborn
·         Historic Mill Creek State ParkMackinaw City
·         Michigan's Heritage ParkWhitehall
Minnesota
·         Finn Creek MuseumNew York Mills
·         Forest History CenterGrand Rapids
·         The LandingShakopee
·         North West Company PostPine City
Missouri
·         Faust Park Historic VillageChesterfield
·         Missouri Town 1855Lee's Summit
·         Shoal Creek Living History Museum, Kansas City
Montana
·         Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town, Scobey
·         Nevada City Living History Museum, Virginia City
New Hampshire
·         Fort at Number 4Charlestown
·         Strawbery BankePortsmouth
New Jersey
·         Allaire VillageWall Township
·         Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May
·         Longstreet Farm, Holmdel Township
New York
·         Buffalo Niagara Heritage VillageAmherst
·         Erie Canal Village, Rome
·         Fort Klock homestead, St. Johnsville
·         Genesee Country Village and MuseumMumford
·         Hanford Mills Museum, East Meredith
·         Historic Richmond TownRichmondtown, Staten Island
·         Islip Grange, Sayville
·         Museum Village at Old Smith's Clove, Monroe
·         Old Bethpage Village RestorationOld Bethpage
·         Old Stone FortSchoharie
·         Weeksville Heritage CenterBrooklyn
North Carolina
·         Bethabara Historic DistrictWinston-Salem
·         Dragon Fly Trail at Lake Norman State ParkTroutman
·         Holly Discovery Trail at Lake James State ParkNebo
·         Hutchinson Homestead & Garden Creek Baptist Church at Stone Mountain State ParkTraphill
·         Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage CenterOld Fort
·         Old SalemWinston-Salem
·         Piper-Cox House at Eno River State ParkDurham
·         Roanoke Island Festival ParkManteo
·         Supple-jack Trail at Dismal Swamp State ParkSouth Mills
North Dakota
·         Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, Yellowstone
Ohio
·         Hale Farm & VillageBath
·         Heritage Village MuseumSharonville
·         Ohio VillageColumbus
·         Roscoe Village, along the former Ohio and Erie CanalCoshocton
Pennsylvania
·         Conrad Weiser HomesteadWomelsdorf
·         Daniel Boone HomesteadBirdsboro
·         Hopewell Furnace National Historic SiteElverson
·         Landis Valley MuseumLancaster
·         Oliver Miller HomesteadSouth Park Township
·         Somerset Historical CenterSomerset
Rhode Island
·         South County Museum, Narragansett
Tennessee
·         Historic CollinsvilleClarksville
·         Rocky Mount MuseumPiney Flats
Texas
·         George Ranch Historical Park, Fort Bend County
·         Gonzales Pioneer Village Living History Center
Vermont
·         Shelburne MuseumShelburne
Virginia
·         Colonial WilliamsburgWilliamsburg
·         Frontier Culture Museum of VirginiaStaunton
·         Henricus Historical ParkChesterfield County
·         Jamestown SettlementJamestown
·         Mount Vernon, home of George Washington, including a working farm, grist mill and distillery
·         Pamplin Historical Park, Petersburg
Washington
·         Camlann Medieval VillageCarnation
·         Fort Walla Walla, museum and pioneer village, Walla Walla
West Virginia
·         Prickett's Fort State ParkMarion County
Wisconsin
·         Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, Danbury
·         Galloway House and Village, Fond du Lac
·         Heritage Hill State Historical ParkAllouez
·         Little NorwayBlue Mounds
·         Old World WisconsinEagle
·         Ozaukee County Pioneer Village, Saukville
·         Pinecrest Historical Village, Manitowoc[14]
·         Pioneer Park Historical ComplexRhinelander, Wisconsin[15]
·         Schumacher Farm County Park, Waunakee
·         Wade House Historic Site
·         Waswagoning Re-Created Ojibwe Village
Wyoming
·         Museum of the American West, Lander

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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 21st 2017, 7:50 am

FrontierGander wrote:
I love Bents fort! This summer, the top comes off the Jeep and I am taking a ride out there to enjoy the fort.

In the spring of 1972 the National Parks System had a ribbon cutting to start work on the building of "Bent's Old Historical Fort". A small group of us were invited to attend, "bring your primitive camps, wear your period clothing, we will have shooting of muzzleloaders". This is what we were required to have to enter the property. Like said "A day out is always good".

1). We go to the site the day before get setup and just have a pleasant camp that night. The next day the NPS folks show up around 10AM and start setting up for their "Ribbon Cutting" affair. 

2). The governor shows up with his body guards, many of us know Dick Lamb (he's an old buckskinner and a pretty damn good shot). He's wearing the most beautiful set of brain tanned leathers we have seen (just the right amount of wear to really look good, just like a David Wright painting). The governor is carrying a Homer Dangler flinter and he knows how to use it guys, like said a damn good shot.

3). We are honored to meet Davey Crockett's great granddaughter (she's probably in her 80's) very nice person, she there to cut the ribbon. Cool ....

4). After the affair is over the governor asks if we have extra bedding and a place he can slide into to. "You bet your ass" was the out cry. We feed him and his guards (they went back to town for the night), we became his guards and were told to "load up boys", which we did. Spent most of the night in an 18 foot tipi talking and listening to him tell us how government really works. Probably the most interesting camp we had or ever have had since.

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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 21st 2017, 7:56 am

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I visited Uncompahgre while under construction and was impressed with modern techniques applied to process, to improve and preserve without betraying the period correct construction and presentation....I got some great ideas for future projects...concur with Buck about all three.

An old AMM brother is the one that built this fort along with many others in surrounding states his name is Bill Bailey, very good craftsman.

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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 21st 2017, 9:05 am

It may not be a Fort, but an interesting place to visit is the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden.
They have a great collection of old, narrow gauge engines and cars, both freight and passenger. There even is the "Grey Ghost," a truck cab and engine with steel narrow gauge wheels for use on tracks.
Indoors are model trains and dioramas.

Many years ago, I was visiting the museum and an old fellow likely in his 80s and his son were admiring some engines. One of those steam engines was a full size 6-8-6 (or 6-4-6), but narrow gauge classic. The older fellow told me that it was his engine at one time. He also explained that he had a team maintaining that engine, boiler makers, blacksmiths, welders, etc. who kept it going. They were his family away from family. He also explained how his speed was limited in the curves due to the fact that the wheels did not turn with the curve, but just wanted to continue straight. That created high stresses on the curved rails and wore them out. The diesel electric engines that replaced the steam engine had rotating carriages or gurneys holding the wheels and the wheels could follow the curve. That reduced track wear and permitted higher speed in the curves.

I listened to that old fellow reminisce for over an hour. It was a fascinating experience.
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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 21st 2017, 9:08 am

In return for Conner's generous time for listing the forts, here is some detail about Colorado Forts.




If you're traveling on the Santa Fe Trail National Scenic and Historic Byway, don't miss one of Colorado's must-see attractions: a stop at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site near La Junta. Built in 1833 by William and Charles Bent and their partner, Ceran St. Vrain, the original trading post was a conduit of commerce for people living on the plains of the region. It had enough sleeping rooms to house up to 200 people, and it quickly became a center for cultural interaction between American settlers, Mexicans and Plains Indians. In fact, the Bent brothers made great strides to maintain good relations with the Arapaho, Kiowa and Cheyenne Indians who hunted on the land around the fort.
In 1835, William Bent married Mis-stan-sta or Owl Woman, the daughter of White Thunder, a holy man among the Cheyenne people. Their marriage helped bridge the two cultures and maintain peace between them.
Today, you can stroll among the extensive network of rooms and corridors and visualize what life was like in an old trading post. The fort was reconstructed in 1976 and is made of adobe, an efficient building material used in the dry climates of the West. Employees at the fort dress in period clothing and encourage you to ask any questions you might have about the area's past.
Fort Uncompahgre, Delta
Watch Ute Indian dancers clad in buckskin and other traditional garb engage in traditional dances in Delta. Every summer, Fort Uncompahgre — a military fort turned living museum — hosts Thunder Mountain Lives Tonight. In addition to the dances, interpreters are on hand to demonstrate and explain the how and why of pioneer fur trapping, hide tanning and even arrowhead making. Throughout the rest of the year, visitors are encouraged to take a self-guided tour to learn about fort life and the lucrative and dangerous business of fur trapping. Before its life as an interpretive museum, Fort Uncompahgre stood as a staging point for United States soldiers who stood against American Indian attacks on white fur trappers in western Colorado.
El Pueblo Fort, Pueblo
See the lives and livelihoods of the white settlers and American Indians of the area chronicled at the El Pueblo History Museum in Pueblo. Once a fort, a great amount of goods came through El Pueblo’s doors in the mid to late 1800s. It served as a sanctuary for a number of well-to-do traders who built their incomes by trading with the Ute and Apache Indians in the area. The demise of the fort came at the hands of the same tribes with which they traded. Angered over the rampant spread of disease and encroachment on their land, a band of Ute and Apache warriors stormed the fort and captured or killed many of its inhabitants. The fort was abandoned shortly thereafter, and years later, other settlers built over it. Now, thanks largely to the efforts of a local historian, parts of the old fort have been reclaimed from the earth, and a history museum sits near the fort’s original site, featuring painstakingly replicated sections of the original fort.
Fort Vasquez, Platteville
Learn the inner workings of the Fort Vasquez fur-trading post found just north of Denver, near Greeley in Platteville. Louis Vasquez (the fort’s namesake) was a trapper in the early 1880s who made his living bartering furs from the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians in return for food and shot. A reconstructed fort stands almost exactly where the original was built. And now, you can tour the replica fort, as well as the museum and visitor center, also located on site. Unlike other trading posts of the era, Fort Vasquez did not succumb to American Indian attack or fold due to extreme hardship. Instead, it was abandoned in the late 19th century due to the declining demand for its main commodity — beaver pelt.
Fort Garland, Town of Fort Garland
In the 1800s, increased settler protection became a priority. Fort Garland, built in 1858, was constructed in direct response to this need. With an infantry and cavalry unit — each with up to 100 soldiers — it protected new settlers in the San Luis Valley against resistant Ute Indians, who had made their traditional home there for centuries. Over its life, the fort drew distinguished soldiers, including storied frontiersman Kit Carson. Even fabled Buffalo Soldiers (black troops assigned to the Western Frontier after the Civil War) were stationed there during the fort’s tenure. A Congressional Medal of Honor recipient was among the ranks of the black soldiers stationed there. Today, it has been rebuilt as a living museum. Along with learning the history of this military fort, you can also view Hispanic folk art on display. And don't forget to take a self-guided tour through one of the most interesting parts of the fort: The Commandant’s Quarters, a replica of the room used by Kit Carson.
Fort Morgan, Town of Fort Morgan
Constructed in 1865 a half mile from the South Platte River on a strategic tract of land know as Morgan Flats, Fort Morgan gave a commanding view of the entire river valley, as well as the north side of the South Platte River. As the only army presence between Julesburg to the east and the populated regions of the Rockies in the west, it was the United States’ largest organized armed presence for miles. While the fort no longer stands, you can tour the Fort Morgan Museum for military- and area-related history.
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PostSubject: Re: Ft. Bridger   March 21st 2017, 11:45 am

RonC wrote:
It may not be a Fort, but an interesting place to visit is the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden.
They have a great collection of old, narrow gauge engines and cars, both freight and passenger. There even is the "Grey Ghost," a truck cab and engine with steel narrow gauge wheels for use on tracks.............................
Ron

I donated some items I had from the Pennsylvania Railroad System. My great grandfather was a railroad engineer, he was assigned to the Teddy Roosevelt "Bull Moose" tour across the US. Had many experiences from train being robbed to being derailed. 

His son my grandfather was a railroad man also, was Chief Conductor on the famous "Broadway Limited" that took stock brokers to the exchange from Phila. to New York City daily. 


A great uncle that was a engineer for Union Pac. that brought folks from Chicago to Wallace KS to shoot buffalo when our government decided to get rid of the food source and put the Native America in a controlled area.

The Golden Museum couldn't believe what I gave them, no charge. Better for everyone to enjoy than have this stuff sitting in boxes at my house.

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