Fri, Feb 01


Tesoro Cultural Center: The Fort

Bent’s Fort: A Crossroads (Rescheduled)

This program explores Colorado’s early history by focusing on the Fur Trade, the significance of Bent’s Fort, and trade economics through hands-on, minds-on learning activities.

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Bent’s Fort: A Crossroads (Rescheduled)

Time & Location

Feb 01, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tesoro Cultural Center: The Fort, 19192 CO-8, Morrison, CO 80465, USA

About The Event

Tesoro's Bent’s Fort: A Crossroads is an engaging 2-hour student program that explores the history of Bent’s Old Fort and early Colorado. Led by Educators dressed in historical attire, opportunities abound to learn about trade economics, daily life at Bent’s Fort, and the cultural diversity of the Bent’s Fort region in the early 19th century. Whether it be handling historical objects, examining primary sources, touring The Fort, or participating in hands-on activities, students will think critically, make connections between the past, present, and future, and create interactive minds-on learning experiences that they are sure to remember.

Cost: $8.00 per person

Recommended Age: 3rd grade and up

Guests are welcome to bring a sack lunch and eat onsite at The Fort after the program has ended.