Fort Garland Museum, Fort Garland

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Fort Garland Museum, Fort Garland

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Fort Garland (1858–1883), Colorado, United States, was designed to house two companies of soldiers to protect settlers in the San Luis Valley, then in the Territory of New Mexico. It was named for General John Garland, commander of the Military District of New Mexico.


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Home to Fort Garland Museum is the city of Fort Garland in the country of United States. If you have enough time to explore the interiors of the city, you will pass by Fort Garland Museum.

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  • More historic places like this need to exist! All the information has been updated within this century, something less common than you'd think. You're free to walk around the beautiful and scenic grounds of the fort, and explore and imagine what life was like for the men and women who lived here over a hundred years ago. I highly recommend everyone come check out this unique, wonderfully preserved part of American history.

  • the displays are very well done, different aspects of the forts history are divided into small chunks and the self guided tour stays interesting. There are kid friendly displays and information sprinkled throughout. Great informative site.

  • I love this museum. They have books for sell for the history of this area. Very friendly staff. It's cozy and very informative

  • Cool place for some history on western expansionism and the battles of the 'civilization' of the native people's. You won't be disappointed. Side note. ..very haunted.

  • My 13 year old daughter said "I thought it was going to be boring, but it was very informative.". It kept 3 adults and 2 kids entertained and we all learned something. There were a lot of displays that you can touch/pickup items.

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