The North American Frontiersmen
Pre-1840 Living History Organizations:
National Association of Buckskinners * 4701 Marion Street * Livestock Exchange Building, Suite 324 * Denver, Colorado 81301 * (303) 297-9671 * Publication: Territorial Dispatch
National Muzzleloading Rifle Association * PO Box 67 * Friendship, Indiana 47021 * Publication: Muzzle Blasts
The American Mountain Man Association * 20500 Solitude Rd., Montrose, CO 81401 * Publication: Tomahawk & Long Rifle
Coalition of Historical Trekkers * P.O. Box 4038 * Pueblo CO 81003 * Publication: On the Trail
Pre-1840 Living History Historical Sites:
Fort Bridger, Wyoming State Historic Site * PO Box 35, Fort Bridger, WY 82933 * (307) 782-3842, FAX (307)782-7181 * Established in 1843 by Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez.
Fort Langley National Historic Site * PO Box 129, 23433 Mavis Ave., Fort Langley, BC, Canada * (604) 888-2822 * Original Fur Trade Era building c. 1840.
Fort Laramie National Historic Site, NPS * Fort Laramie, WY 82212 * (307)837-2221 * Fort Laramie was originally established as Fort William, by William Sublette, in 1834.
Fort Nisqually Historic Site, 1833-1869 * Point Defiance Park, 5400 Pearl St. #11, Tacoma, WA 98407 * (206) 591-5339 * Fort Nisqually was built by the Hudson's Bay Company as an outpost for fur trade.
Fort Uncompahgre-A Living History Museum * Located at Confluence Park, Delta, CO * PO Box 19, Delta, CO 81416 * (970)874-8349 or 874-0923 * Established near the confluence of the Uncompahgre and Blue (Gunnison) Rivers about 1826, as a fur trading post.
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, NPS * RR3, Box 71, Williston, ND 58801 (25 miles SW of Williston, ND on ND Hwy 1804) * (701) 572-9083 * Built by the American Fur Company in 1828, Ft Union became the headquarters for trading.
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, NPS * 612 East Reserve St., Vancouver, WA 98661-3811 * (360) 696-7655 * Fort Vancouver was the headquarters for Hudson's Bay Company operations in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, 1825-49.
Museum of the Fur Trade * 6321 Hwy 20, Chadron, NE - Three miles east of Chadron on US Hwy 20 * Contact: 308-432-3843 or the Chadron Chamber of Commerce, 308-432-4401 * Exhibits of trade good, weapons, furs and other items from the Fur Trade.
Museum of the Mountain Man * PO Box 909, Pinedale, WY * (307)367-4101 * Exhibits on the fur trade, western exploration, Plains Indians, and early settlements.
Bent's Fort National Historic Site, NPS * 35110 Hwy. 194 E., La Junta, CO 81050 * (719)384-2596 * A trading post on the Santa Fe Trail. In the 1830's & 40's.
Old Mission State Park * PO Box 30, Cataldo, ID 83810-0030 * (208) 682-3814 * The Mission is the oldest remaining building in Idaho. Established in the 1840's, by Jesuit priests.
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