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Fort Lewis

Added by yongli on 05/16/2016 - 16:16, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 05:48
Fort Lewis was a US Army post in southwest Colorado that operated from 1878 to 1891. The post had two locations: the first, Camp Lewis, in Pagosa Springs and the second south of Hesperus. Camp Lewis was founded in 1878 and moved to Hesperus in 1880 because Pagosa Springs was too far from the Ute...

Fort Logan National Cemetery

Added by yongli on 06/28/2017 - 16:33, last changed on 11/12/2022 - 09:52
Fort Logan National Cemetery is located at the intersection of South Sheridan Boulevard and West Kenyon Avenue in southwest Denver . It started in 1889 as the small post cemetery at Fort Logan . The fort was closed after World War II , but in 1950 the cemetery became the seed of a newly designated...

Indian Agencies and Agents

Added by yongli on 03/15/2016 - 12:10, last changed on 11/26/2022 - 10:41
Indian Agencies were established by the US government as part of the formal relationship with Indigenous nations as it acquired lands from them. Indian Agents were individuals responsible for cultivating relationships with Indigenous people and extending government policies. As treaties and...

Pike’s Stockade

Added by yongli on 03/07/2016 - 16:17, last changed on 10/18/2022 - 06:48
The Pike Stockade is a reconstruction of a small fortress built by the soldiers of the 1806–7 Zebulon Pike expedition. It is located on the Rio Conejos , a tributary of the Rio Grande , in the San Luis Valley , seventeen miles southeast of Alamosa . Administered by History Colorado , the stockade...
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