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Louis Vasquez

Fort Vasquez

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 16:08, last changed on 11/19/2019 - 10:35

Fort Vasquez

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Louis Vasquez and Andrew Sublette operated the fur- trading post Fort Vasquez from 1835 to 1842. After ruthless competition and changing trade patterns caused the pair to leave the fort, it served as a landmark along the South Platte River Trail before gradually disappearing back into the plains ...

Louis Vasquez

Added by yongli on 10/06/2016 - 16:37, last changed on 12/03/2019 - 01:07
Louis Vasquez (1798–1868) was a fur trapper and mountain man active in Colorado during the 1820s and 1830s. He reportedly constructed Fort Convenience and a hunter’s cabin that predated the majority of settlement in the region. One of the Colorado fur trade ’s more successful trappers, Vasquez is...
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