Fort Vasquez

13412 US 85
Platteville, Colorado

Historic Document

Fort Vasquez is located in Weld County, Colorado certified as a historic location on Wednesday September 30, 1970. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Domestic, Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture, more specifically a Village Site, Monument/Marker. Fort Vasquez was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Person, Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Commerce, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Politics/Government, Social History.

Fort Vasquez Information

Other Name: Fort Vasquez Trading Post Site
Ownership Type: State
Type of Resource: Site
Cultural Affiliation: American, Euro-American
Historically Significant Names Associated With This Location: Vasquez,Louis,et al.
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1835, 1840, 1937
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Works Progress Administration
Architectural Style: adobe fort
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Fort Vasquez Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 10
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 1
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 2
Related Sections:
Platteville Historic Locations Weld County Historic Locations Colorado Historic Locations