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Up from the sagebrush: The Old Fort at Hesperus [VIDEO]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The latest episode in the Fortifact microdocumentary series delves into the rich history of the Old Fort at Hesperus, Fort Lewis College's original campus located 25 miles west of Durango. Learn how it became a college and how it is being used today.

We'll explore how female students during the 1940's invented their own fashions, what the pre- Skyhawk and Raider sports mascots were, and discover the "Mighty Moo." With commentary from FLC faculty and local historians, this episode will leave you with an increased appreciation for the depth of educational history in the Four Corners region.

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