Pioneer Living History Days – Re-schedule 2017

Due to the lack of time to properly promote and generate interest in locating 4th generation Pioneer Families that settled the Delta area.  The Delta County Historic Society and the Fort on the Old Spanish Trail have decide to reschedule this event in 2017.  Stay tuned for more details Thank you for continued interest in.. read more →

June 25th “Old Time Music Festival- Re-scheduled 2017

We plan to bring it back next year when we have more time to plan it and more resources.  Thank you for your  continued support of the Fort on the Old Spanish Trail. read more →

Saturday, June 11th – 9-1 pm – Celebrating the History of Textiles

Meet Me At The Fort on the Old Spanish Trail. Big Doins – Saturday at the Fort – 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month through October. Saturday June 11th 9am – 1pm – Celebrating the History of Textiles. The Fort will be bustling with weavers and spinners from around the area show casing their.. read more →

Fort on the Old Spanish Trail, Fort Uncompahgre opens to the Public, Saturday, June 4th, 9:00 – 4:00 pm

The Fort will officially open to the public on Saturday, June 4th.  The Fort’s hours of operation will be Tuesday – Saturday 9- 4 pm.  through the end of October. Admission fees…Adults $5.00  Seniors $4.00 and kids 6 – 18  $3.00  Kids under  6 FREE Family Rate  $15.00 For more information 970-874-8349     read more →

Friends of the Fort announce themes for Saturday’s at the Fort

Big Doin’s at The Fort The second and fourth Saturday of the month -June – October May 21 – Rubidoux’s Encampment June 11 – Celebrating Textiles and Crafts June 25 – Old Time Music festival – Fundraiser for the Fort July 9 – Trade Days – Historical July 23- Pioneer Living History Days August 13.. read more →

Volunteers Needed for the 2016 Season – June through October

Volunteer’s Needed… Getting ready for the 2016 season at the Fort.  Training will be provided… The mission of Fort Uncomphagre – Old Spanish Trail Interpretive Center is to promote and preserve the heritage and history for locals and visitors, using Fort Uncompahgre as a centerpiece to disseminate local, regional and national history. Volunteers are needed to.. read more →

Volunteer Docents needed for the 2016 Season

What is a Docent? Docents are volunteer teachers who provide group learning experiences in the form of museum tours, demonstrations, or instruction in special activity areas. Fort Docent Programs will provide the following services:    Special Interest or Public Tours starting June 4th and ending October 31st. Volunteer training and orientation for the 2016 season will be.. read more →

Spring Encampment – May 20, 21 & 22 “Robidoux’s Camp”

Robidoux’s Camp hosted by Bill Bailey, founder of Fort Uncompahgre a 1990 replica of the historic fort. Experience the first trading post located on the Old Spanish Trail.  The Fort was established as a fur trading post along the North Branch of the Old Spanish Trail in the late 1820’s by Antoine Robidoux, near the present site of.. read more →

Booking School Tours Now!

Booking school tours for the months of April and May. For more information  call 970- 640-7076 or 970-874-8349 and schedule your school tour now! read more →