Established in 1867 to protect the construction workers who were building the Union Pacific Railroad. The original blockhouse, guardhouse, and officers quarters remain along with exhibits interpreting pioneer and military history. A modern visitor center helps interpret the significance of the fort and the grounds contain extensive interpretive signage which provide an overview of the fort and its history.
Through innovative exhibits discover stories of people like George Armstrong Custer and Buffalo soldiers, enlisted men, officers' wives and laundresses.
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