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    Many of the fur traders and trappers who passed through Fort Davy Crockett attended one or more of the sixteen rendezvous held between 1825 and 1840. This is William Henry Jackson’s interpretation of a Wyoming rendezvous, probably painted in the 1930s.
    Rocky Mountain Rendezvous

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References: 

William B. Butler, The Fur Trade in Colorado (Lake City, CO: Western Reflections, 2012).

Frank W. Eddy, “The Archaeological Mitigation Program and Excavation at Site 5MF605, Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge, Moffat County, Colorado,” unpublished report prepared for US Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Rocky Mountain Regional Office, Interagency Archeological Services Branch (Boulder: University of Colorado, 1982).

Thomas Jefferson Farnham, “Travels in the Great Western Prairies: The Anahuac, and Rocky Mountains, and in the Oregon Country,” in Early Western Travels 1748–1846, ed. Reuben Gold Thwaites, vol. 27 (Cleveland, OH: Arthur H. Clark, 1906).

Brevet Captain John C. Frémont, Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843–’44 (Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1845).

LeRoy R. Hafen, “Fort Davy Crockett, Its Fur Men and Visitors,” Colorado Magazine 29 (January 1952).

Colonel R. B. Marcy, Thirty Years of Army Life on the Border (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866).

Additional Information: 

John D. Barton, “Fort Davy Crockett,” Utah History to Go, n.d..

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