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Fort Vasquez Reconstruction

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Built in 1835 by laborers working for the traders Louis Vasquez and William Sublette, Fort Vasquez was a fur-trading hub on the South Platte River in present-day Weld County. It did brisk business in beaver pelts and other commodities for several years before being abandoned in 1842.

Location: 
Plattevile
Place: 
Weld County
Northeast
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Date: 
December 21, 2010
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