Fort Atkinson has been called the "top historical spot in Nebraska," the "SAC of 1820," and "America's most important Western outpost." Once the country's largest fortress beyond the Missouri River, its garrison protected America's interests in the burgeoning fur trade, provided a base camp for explorations, played host to famous frontiersmen, and was the site where numerous treaties were signed. But by 1961, Fort Atkinson was endangered. The fort's buildings had vanished over 100 years before. Decades of farming on the ...

Fort Atkinson 2011, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738583532

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Fort Atkinson 2011, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531655587