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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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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2013
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Hayden, CO
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Hayden, CO
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91 reviews 91 reviews
58 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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136 reviews 136 reviews
8 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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303 reviews 303 reviews
170 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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158 reviews 158 reviews
45 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 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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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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