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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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Very well preserved couple of buildings of old frontier fort

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Thornton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 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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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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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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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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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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