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Louis Palenske photographed all of the points of historic interest along the Old Santa Fe Trail. This is his view of the historic marker at the location of Bent's Fort in southeastern Colorado on the Old Santa Fe Trail. On the reverse of the photo is written, "Marker designating the spot where old Bent's Fort stood. Built in 1828, destroyed in 1852. Photo by L. Palenske." Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.

Creator: Palenske, Louis F., 1858-1943
Date: Around 1928

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Bent's Fort, Colorado marker - front

Item Number: 441081
Call Number: Wabaunsee County Historical Society
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 441081

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