Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Season 9 Episode 24 | 27m 36s
Originally established as a private fur trading fort in 1834, Fort Laramie evolved into the largest and best known military post on the Northern Plains before its abandonment in 1890. This “grand old post” witnessed the entire sweeping saga of America’s western expansion and Indian resistance to encroachment on their territories. Also, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie is remembered.
Aired: 04/13/18Video has closed captioning.