Fort Fetterman State Historic Site, Douglas

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Fort Fetterman, located approximately seven miles northwest of Douglas, is situated on a plateau above the valleys of LaPrele Creek and the North Platte River. Fort Fetterman is open to the public from Memorial Day thru Labor Day. A restored officers' quarters and an ordnance warehouse have interpretive exhibits and artifacts of the fort's history, Fetterman City and its Indian predecessors. You are encouraged to walk the grounds where interpretive signs describe the fort's buildings and activities.
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  • If you are passing through eastern Wyoming on the I-25 en route to Casper, this park/historic site is a great place for a rest stop and to eat your picnic lunch. There is even a gift shop and informat...  more »
  • If your into the history of forts you like this visit. But, if not... don't be expecting a lot and bring a good imagination. Their is not a lot to see but a lot to learn. The staff is very nice and ve...  more »
  • This was an interesting stop that ties in with the whole western development story. You can get a real idea of life of soldiers here in what was a hardship post and on the edge of big expeditions agai...  more »
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  • The location really gives you an idea of how hard it was to be a soldier on the frontier. Bake in the summer and freeze in the winter. Take the time to stop at the fort and let your imagination put you in the 1860's.
  • This is an awsome park
  • Not much to see.
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