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Fort Fetterman State Historic Site

752 State Highway 93, Douglas, WY 82633-9267
+1 307-684-7629
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Absolutely Wonderful

What a hidden gem this is! This site truly allows you to soak yourself in history. Star, a staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Quincy A
Only a little left

Fort Fetterman was a significant supply fort during the Indian Wars. It was the staging area for... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Trumpetprof
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752 State Highway 93, Douglas, WY 82633-9267
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+1 307-684-7629
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a hidden gem this is! This site truly allows you to soak yourself in history. Star, a staff member, was a excellent resource for our knowledge quest. With her exuberance she allows you to see "yesterday". We were very fortunate to have visited Fort...More

Thank Quincy A
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Fort Fetterman was a significant supply fort during the Indian Wars. It was the staging area for Gen. Crook for the 1876 campaign against he Souix. He, of course, ran into difficulty at Rosebud and was unable to meet his mission quite possibly contributing to...More

Thank Trumpetprof
Reviewed 15 November 2016

There isn't much there any more but it is very interesting if you like western American History. General Crook left Ft Fetterman in the spring of 1876 leading one of three columns to triangulate on and locate the Indians to take them back to the...More

Thank themanroom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fort Fetterman was an important fort involved in the history of the Bozeman Trail and the development of state of Wyoming. Portugee Phillips, Malcolm Campbell Sheriff, etc lived in and around the Fort.

Thank sfw
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The city of Douglas was here. When they built the railroad, people move somewhere else, and use the wood from the old houses to build the new ones.

Thank Lulu1984
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a site for visitors who are not on a tight time schedule....its seven miles west of Highway 59, near the intersection with I-25. There is no food and beverage in the vicinity. Only two buildings, the cemetery, the parade ground and a lot...More

2  Thank og84
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The historic site was very informative and had many things to look at. Families would enjoy this very much.

Thank Peggy A
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Very little remains standing of the old fort. No interpretive interaction. Closes after Labor day. Not much to view and not much literature.

1  Thank Marc D
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Since it was closed when we were there I can only judge the outside of the buildings. Would have loved to see the museum but it will have to wait for the next visit.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 29 August 2015

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...More

1  Thank Sharon B
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