NEWS & EVENTS

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

Friends of the Fort announce themes for Saturday’s at the Fort Big Doin’s at The Fort – 2nd and 4th Saturday’s 10-2 pm, June through October May 14 – Blessing of the Animals May 21 – Rubidoux’s Encampment June 11 – Celebrating Textiles and Crafts June 25 – Old Time Music festival – Fundraiser for.. read more →

Volunteers needed for the 2016 Season at the Fort on the Old Spanish Trail…

Volunteers needed for the 2016 Season at the Fort on the Old Spanish Trail… If you volunteer at the Fort you will receive a coup feather and a framed certificate at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. For more information on how you can volunteer please go to the Fort’s website @www.fortuncompahgre.org. read more →

Historic Fort Uncompahgre on the Old Spanish Trails – Closes for the Season

The Fort will close September 30 for the season.  The Fort continues to host School Tours through October.   Please plan to SAVE the date, Friday, December 4th,  Christmas at the Fort. Christmas at the Fort flyer 2015 Thank you for your continued support. The Fort will reopen for the 2016 Season June 1st.  For more.. read more →

Tuesday, March 24th, “The Best Kept Secret of the Wild West”, the Hanging Flume – 60-min. documentary,

The Interpretive Association of Western Colorado (IAWC) announces their Winter Lecture Series  @ Bill Heddles Recreation Center located at 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, CO. 6:30 -7:30 PM.   The lectures are Free to the Public.  The IAWC is please to present the following lectures, Tuesday, March 24th, 60-min. video documentary, “The Best Kept Secret of.. read more →

On Monday, March 9th, The Great Delta Gateway from Juan Rivera in 1765 to the Modern Search for Robidoux’s Post

The Interpretive Association of Western Colorado (IAWC) announces their Winter Lecture Series  @ Bill Heddles Recreation Center located at 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, CO. 6:30 -7:30 PM.   The lectures are Free to the Public.  The IAWC is please to present the following lecture, On Monday, March 9th, The Great Delta Gateway from Juan Rivera in.. read more →

Tuesday, Februrary 24th. Archaeological Investigations at the H.F. Barlow Homestead

The Interpretive Association of Western Colorado (IAWC) announces their Winter Lecture Series  @ Bill Heddles Recreation Center located at 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, CO. 6:30 -7:30 PM.   The lectures are Free to the Public.  The IAWC is please to present the following lecture, Tuesday, Februrary 24th.  Archaeological Investigations at the H.F. Barlow Homestead.  During the.. read more →

IAWC Announces Winter Lecture Series

The Interpretive Association of Western Colorado (IAWC) announces their Winter Lecture Series  @ Bill Heddles Recreation Center located at 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, CO. 6:30 -7:30 PM.   The lectures are Free to the Public.  The IAWC is please to present the following lectures, Tuesday, Februrary 24th.  Archaeological Investigations at the H.F. Barlow Homestead.  During the.. read more →

Fort Uncompahgre: Trading Post could become a beehive of activity

First Draft: Trading post could become beehive of activity again SPECIAL TO THE SENTINEL/Interpretive Association of Western Colorado—Living-history actors are shown last year at Fort Uncompahgre. The replica of a trading post is at Confluence Park in Delta, several miles upstream from where Antoine Robidoux, a 34-year-old trader from Missouri, established the post in 1828… read more →

OPEN HOUSE Fort Uncompahgre May 17 & 18

Finding a New Purpose for Fort Uncompahgre Open to the Public – FREE Date: Saturday May 17th & Sunday 18th – 10-3PM Location: Fort Uncompahgre, Delta, CO Hosted by: Interpretive Association of Western Colorado & the City of Delta Robidoux’s Post Encampment – Step back in time with us as we explore the first trading.. read more →

Fort Uncompahgre/North Branch Old Spanish Trail

Proposed Interpretive Site and Old Spanish Trail Project, Delta, Colorado Fort Uncompahgre will come alive as William Bailey and a group of professional interpreters will spend Saturday and Sunday, May 17 & 18 at Fort Uncompahgre reenacting the day in the life at Fort Uncompahgre. The two day event will feature excellent fur trade interpreters.. read more →