Fort Morgan Museum

Fort Morgan Museum
April 29, 2012

The Fort Morgan Museum traces the past and present of the Fort Morgan area, through permanent and visiting displays, photos and educational programs. In addition to its programs inside, the museum offers guided tours of several historical sites nearby, including a visit to the still visible ruts created by horse drawn wagons traveling the Overland Trail; a trip back to the Ice Age and in artifacts found at Pawnee National…

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Quail Dunes Golf Course

Staff writer Since the 1920s Ft. Morgan residents and visitors have had the pleasure of a golf outing on the lovely Quail Dunes Golf Course. The original 9-hole course was designed by Hanry Hughs. A back 9 holes were added in the 1960s, along with a driving range. The course has been designated as an Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary, thanks to 57 acres of natural area preserved on the 165-acre course…

April 16, 2012
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Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan Colorado
April 16, 2012

Staff writer About 85 miles east of Denver, the small town of Ft. Morgan rides the wind-blown high prairies. The town of 11,000 is built just south of the site of Fort Wardell, built in 1865 to provide protection to settlers surging into the territory long the Overland Trail. In 1866, the fort was renamed in honor of Col. Christopher Morgan, who died while serving at the fort. The fort…

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