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Fort Fetterman State Historic Site

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Address: 752 Hwy 93, Douglas, WY 82633
Phone Number: 307-684-7629
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A look at what the fort would have overlooked.

Since it was closed when we were there I can only judge the outside of the buildings. Would have loved to see the museum but it will have to wait for the next visit.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
Elaine M
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Penn Run, Pennsylvania
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Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The historic site was very informative and had many things to look at. Families would enjoy this very much.

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Deer Lodge, Montana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Very little remains standing of the old fort. No interpretive interaction. Closes after Labor day. Not much to view and not much literature.

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Penn Run, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Since it was closed when we were there I can only judge the outside of the buildings. Would have loved to see the museum but it will have to wait for the next visit.

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Thornton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

A little drive outside of Douglas but the scenery is well worth it. So much history here. Only 2 buildings still stand but the curator at the Fort gives you lots of info about how the fort functioned. A must for folks who love western history.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The officers quarters was very well preserved and had a lot of artifacts and history. The trail around the area was easy to travel and you had a beautiful view of the river. The ordinance building had a lot of well preserved artifacts as well but they did seem to have a pest problem.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Stopped by on my way to Casper. There are only two buildings remaining. Both of them have some nice displays of history and antiques from that period. The ten minute film was also interesting. Not a bad place to visit if in the area.

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Thank AF_Hiker
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Been a long time since I have been there, but I have visited a few times and love the preservation of the local history.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

There are only 2 buildings left standing of this frontier fort (1867-1882) to protect pioneers along Bozeman Trail and then supply US military during the Indian War campaigns. But the experience was enhanced greatly by Mike at the small museum, who went out of his way to make us feel welcome and share his knowledge of and enthusiasm for this... More 

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Hayden, CO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

don't make a huge detour in your trip for this site - but stop if you're driving by! History here - but there is history everywhere you want to look! Wish there was more to see, but enjoyed the stop.

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Laramie, Wyoming
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Not worth the stop. Takes more time to get there than to see it. A few restored buildings, photos, relics. Ok if you need a toilet break.

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