Historic Sites

Fort Benton Historical Complex
Fort Benton, Montana

On the banks of the Missouri River, in the city park, stands a square bastion and fragm

Fort Bowie
Bowie, Arizona

It provides insight into a "clash of cultures," a young nation in pursuit of "manifest

Fort Bridger
Fort Bridger, Wyoming

It was obtained by the Mormons in the early 1850s, and then became a military outpost i

Fort Brown
Brownsville, Texas

The initial fort was an earthen fortification constructed by Taylor's troops and called

Fort Buenaventura
Ogden, Utah

One of the most fascinating periods in Western American folklore is the

Fort Buford
Williston, North Dakota

Fort Buford was a United States Army base established in 1866 at the confluence of the

Fort Caroline National Memorial
Jacksonville, Florida

The need to compete with their ocean-spanning 16th-century rivals, the Spanish, chased

Fort Caspar Museum
Casper, Wyoming

Here visitors explore central Wyoming's regional history museum, featuring exhibits on

Fort Chokonikla
Bowling Green, Florida

During the 1840s, tensions between the settlers and Seminole Indians prompted authoriti

Fort Christian
Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Governor Jørgen Iversen led the second expeditionary force from Denmark to St.

Fort Churchill State Historic Park
Silver Springs, Nevada

Fort Churchill was once an active U.S. Army fort.

Fort Clinch State Park
Fernandina Beach, Florida

Although no battles were fought here, the fort was garrisoned during both the Civil and

Fort Cooper State Park
Inverness, Florida

Located in what is today Fort Cooper State Park, visitors can tour the fort, traverse t

Fort Dallas And The William Wagner House
Miami, Florida

Located in Miami's Lummus Park, Fort Dallas and the William Wagner House offer unique i

Fort Davis
Fort Davis, Texas

From 1854 until 1891, troops stationed at the post protected emigrants, freighters, mai

Fort De Chartres
Prairie du Rocher, Illinois

This site marks the location of the last of three successive forts named “de Chartres”

Fort Delaware State Park
Delaware City, Delaware

Established as a Delaware State Park in 1951, Fort Delaware State Park is on an island

Fort Deseret
Delta, Utah

The fort was constructed of adobe mud and straw in only 18 days by 98 men.

Fort Dodge
Fort Dodge, Kansas

Situated on a site once used as a camping ground by wagon trains, Fort Dodge was a supp

Fort Douglas
Fort Douglas, Utah

The 1862 fort was built to protect telegraph and railroad lines from the Indian populat

Fort Edwards At Capon Bridge
Capon Bridge, West Virginia

The Fort Edwards site is located along the northern boundary of Capon Bridge, in what i

Fort Fetterman
Douglas, Wyoming

As an outpost of civilization on the Western frontier, the fort represented protection

Fort Foote
Fort Washington, Maryland

This seacoast fort was built in 1862 to protect against naval bombardment after the bat

Fort Fred Steele
Rawlins, Wyoming

The construction of the Trans Continental Union Pacific Railroad across southern Wyomin

Fort Fredrica National Monument
St. Simons Island, Georgia

In the early 18th century, the land lying between British South Carolina and Spanish Fl

Fort Hays
Hays, Kansas

Generals George A.

Fort Jefferson National Park
Dry Tortugas, Florida

The construction of the fort began in 1846 and was planned and supervised by the U.S.

Fort Kaskaskia
Ellis Grove, Illinois

Founded in 1703, the town was for more than a century the region’s principal commercial

Fort Laramie
Fort Laramie, Wyoming

Indians, trappers, traders, missionaries, emigrants, gold seekers, soldiers, cowboys an

Fort Lee Historic Park
Fort Lee, New York

In the southern portion of the Historic Park, winding paths lead past a reconstructed b