Bent’s Fort Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association meets November 10

PROMO 660 x 440 History - Bents Old Fort - NPS
Published Friday, November 2, 2018

The Bent's Fort Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will meet Saturday, November 10, at the J. W. Rawlings Heritage Center and Museum located at 560 Bent Avenue in Las Animas. The general meeting will start at 11:00 a.m., followed by a catered lunch (cost $10).

At 1:00 p.m. Dr. Alexa Roberts, Superintendent, and Rick Wallner, Chief of Interpretation, at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site will be the guest speakers. 

They will present a retrospective on the last ten years at Bent's Old Fort and related heritage sites in southeast Colorado.  They will then look toward the future with some thoughts about heritage tourism along the Santa Fe Trail.  

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PICT Dr. Alexa Roberts - NPS
Dr. Alexa Roberts. Courtesy NPS.

The event is free and open to the public at 1:00 p.m.

For information on the meeting or the Bent's Fort Chapter, please call LaDonna Hutton at 719-469-2906 or Kevin Lindahl at 719-469-1894 (if no answer, please leave message).  Membership in the Bent's Fort Chapter is $15 per year. The Bent's Fort Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to protect and preserve the Santa Fe Trail and to promote awareness of the historical legacy associated with it.