Bent's Fort Album
Bent's Fort is located near La Junta in SE Colorado.  It was built in 1833 and
was the first fort for Colorado.  It was used by Indians and Mountain Men to
sell their furs in exchange for needed products.
Bent's Fort, recreated as an exact
duplicate of the 1833 original. (large)
There are people set to recreate
the time, this is a trader.
Corral for horses located outside
the fort.
The kitchen at the Fort.
The Indians told the story of
their life on deerskin.
The Fort Restaurant in Denver
is a re-creation of the original.
Compare this, the real fort with the
restaurant below. (large)
Inside of the Fort compound. (large)
The Bent's Fort entrance.
The fort commander's quarters.