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Fort Fetterman State Historic Site

752 Hwy 93, Douglas, WY 82633
307-684-7629
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Ranked #6 of 9 attractions in Douglas
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Jul 4, 2013
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Hayden, CO
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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102 reviews 102 reviews
5 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012 via mobile

If your into military history, this can be an interesting place. Open, overlooks the river. Post graveyard and some buildings. Hiking tour that is self guided.

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Culpeper
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258 reviews 258 reviews
156 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

nice site, good little break on the road if into history of west... site has gradually improved over years for most people (i liked it better when more rustic)

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Douglas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

This shows you our great history in this area of the country. It gives you a first had experince of what they people went through.

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Tucson
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

If you are into the History of the west, especially the Indian wars of the late 1800s thn this is a much.

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Agoura Hills, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

Upon arrival around eight o'clock in the morning, I found the road into the area of the fort barred by a heavy metal gate. There was no sign indicating visiting hours, so after a few minutes I ducked under the gate and walked uphill into the fort site. The area was quite disappointing, the roads being unpaved and the only... More

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Colorado
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146 reviews 146 reviews
40 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

..stopped by here on my way to SD - the KOA advised us there wasn't much here, but it was worth the visit. It's just too bad that the state hasn't restored this fort. All the buildings are gone except for 2. They're been restored, but the place does have that eerie feel to it like a lot went on... More

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pompano beach florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2009

One should never find fault with other like-minded historians, In this case I make an exception. I really had to use my imagination as to what went before. The utter desolation then and in 2009 resound, in every step, away from the lone museum building. I was quickly deemed a foreigner (Florida Lic plate)and asked to cough up $4.00 for... More

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