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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

The National Parks Service, Bent's Old Fort

http://www.nps.gov/beol/index.htm

Special thanks to:

Calle Art, Chris Calle and Paul Calle www.callespaceart.com

And Denver Public Library http://digital.denverlibrary.org/

Rocky Mountain PBS and History Colorado present the Colorado Experience

http://video.rmpbs.org/program/colorado-experience/

http://video.rmpbs.org/video/2365021102/

Movies

On the Santa Fe Trail at Bent's Fort
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
On the Santa Fe Trail at Pecos National Historic Site

 

PDF Downloads

Educators Guide to Bent's Fort
Bent's Fort Teachers Resource Guide
Bent's Fort Map
Bent's Old Fort Brochure
Bent's Old Fort
Owl Woman
Colorado Mountain Men
Fur Traders Activity Sheet


Bent's Fort Trade Game (download all cards below)

Directions for Teachers
Cheyenne & Arapaho
Military
New Mexico Traders
St Louis Traders
Trappers
Ute


Reading Lists

Bent's Fort: History of the West
SantaFe.org Reading List #1
SantaFe.org Reading List #2
Kansas Historical Society
Additional Reading Lists





Lesson Plans

Bent's Fort: Trade in Transition
Colorado Encyclopedia
The Sand Creek Massacre
Americans Move West: The Santa Fe Trail
Trading on the Santa Fe Trail
The Santa Fe Trail Traveling Trunk
Bent's Old Fort (ARS)
Class Develops Book About Bent's Fort


Website Links

National Park Service: Bent's Old Fort
Santa Fe Trail: Scenic and Historic Byway
Colorado Encyclopedia: Bent's Fort
Colorado Encyclopedia: Ninetenth-Century Trading Posts
Colorado Encyclopedia: The Fur Trade in Colorado
Colorado Encyclopedia: William Bent
Colorado Encyclopedia: Owl Woman
Colorado Encyclopedia: George Bent
William Bent: Frontiersman
PBS: William Bent
New Mexico History: Charles Bent
National Park Service: Sand Creek Massacre
National Park Service: George Bent & the Sand Creek Massacre
PBS: Sand Creek Massacre
Santefetrail.org