Adobe Fur Traders Post

Adobe Fur Traders Post Denver Colorado


Stock #: 45195
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Denver
State: Colorado (CO)
County: Denver
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Diorama at State Museum. E. 14th and Sherman Street - Denver Bent's Fort on the Arkansas River was the most important trading post in pre-settlement Colorado. It gathered the furs from the mountains, the buffalo robes from the plains, and participated in the caravan traffic over the Santa Fe Trail. During the Mexican War period, shown here, kit served as supply depot and hospital.