Tag Archives: Bent’s Old Fort
I am offering my 1847 replica for sale. It is .69 caliber or 14-gauge smooth bore and can be loaded with round ball or shot. This gun is a replica of the gun used by the U.S. Army in Mexico … Continue reading
Requirement #19 of the American Mountain Men states: Must spend three days and two nights totally alone under primitive conditions and aux aliments du pays [“off the nourishment of the land”]. Here is my story about completing this requirement: AUX … Continue reading
Oct 23-26, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Western Territorial Rendezvous at Bent’s Old Fort. I was the auctioneer for the fundraiser.
We had a great time at Bent’s this Christmas. I worked the carpenter’s shop during the day and stood guard duty on the front gate at night. We had some weather Friday night and Saturday, then it cleared off to … Continue reading